Evergreen Girl by Sybil Powell
Synopsis:- This is a book about a young girl who because she is not a son is unwanted by her mother and at an early age is thrown out of the family house. From this point on she has to fend for herself however through fortunate circumstances and associates she is able to climb to the very top of her profession.
It is by and large a happy book of a sensitive girl who forced by life into a path which presents her with challenges that develop her into a hard successful business woman. Despite abortion, attempted rape and anti feminist bosses she manages to steer a course to a position of respect which she is able to maintain until drawn to the uncomplicated life of farming in the English Lake District she finds a challenging love and happiness.