Paperback. English. Headline. 2009. In fair condition.
Set in the East End of London from the tail-end of the seventies up until the present-day, THE BUSINESS is a tale of drugs, prostitution and a young girlas fight for survival a against all the odds. Imelda Dooley is scared. Sheas played hard and fast and now sheas been caught. Sheas pregnant and now sheas on her own. Her father, not a man to mess with, will see that somebody pays for this. And itas not going to be her. So Imelda Dooley tells a lie. A lie that literally causes murders. When Mary Dooleyas husband is killed in the nightas events, she knows she must graft to keep the family afloat. And graft she does, becoming a name in her own right. But she still has to watch her daughteras life spiral into a vicious, hate-fuelled cycle of drugs and prostitution. Caught up in the carnage that is Imeldaas existence are Maryas adored grandchildren, Jordanna and Kenny. Pretty little Jordanna isnat yet three and she already knows far too much. All she can do is look after her baby brother and try not to draw attention to herself.