A novel based on the true life story of my grandmother, Anni McCrum.
From a childhood tormented by cruel sickness to an adolescence scarred by war, Anni’s story of tenacity is remarkable. Traveling from Denmark to England to escape the pain of the past, she found herself facing the daily struggle of raising four children on a coal barge. For 25 years she battled through brutal English winters without running water or electricity. Anni McCrum fought to survive against the odds and has left a legacy of strength and love for her family.