Volume 2 opens with a seventeen-year-old Mary Ann struggling with the painful business of growing up as her first love, Corny Boyle, leaves for America.
It follows her through her eventual marriage to Corny, and the joys and trials of being a wife, and a mother to six-year-old twins, Rose Mary and David.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 928 pages
- Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
- Publication Date: 14/02/1991
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780552148016