''GEORGY GIRL'' AUTHOR, MARGARET FORSTER, DIES

Feb 08, 2016

By Bob Komsic

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Margaret Forster taught a girls’ school in north London, England before she started to write.
Margaret Forster
She authored more than 20 novels but was perhaps best known for one published in 1965 that was adapted into a feature film and song of the same name, ”Georgy Girl”.
Georgy Girl Poster
Forster died from cancer in the back and spine.
She was 77.
Forster underwent a double mastectomy 40 years ago and recovered fully until the cancer returned 10 years ago.
She was married to Hunter Davies, a journalist and author who wrote the only authorized biography of the Beatles.
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