Life and Mary Ann Author:Catherine Cookson At seventeen Mary Ann is just as stubborn and irrepressible as ever, especially when it comes to affairs of the heart. She refuses to give up her childhood sweetheart, Corny Boyle. But then Corny is finagled by Mr. Lord into going to America, leaving the field open, it appears, to Mr. Lord's grandson. Or is it? Perhaps once again it's a case whe... more »re Mr. Lord proposes...and Mary Ann disposes.