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It is one thing having a name or having made your name. But how does an ordinary John Smith born to a small tenant farmer of poor coal-riddled soil in unfashionable Derbyshire become a qualified accountant and work as a management consultant for the mighty Price Waterhouse? And not just at home base. We go to Singapore and India and many other places to live this story This is not a rags-to-riches tale. Rather a roller-coaster experience As many lows as highs, as many tears as laughter. Not a part life but a full one. Seven decades of change. Of rants and surprises You will be amazed. You will be swept along.
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  • By marajohn9
    Mar 18, 2009
    "Violets by John Smith ( Reader John Smithson )" I found this book fitted the authors description perfectly. No ordinary John Smith. A man that made things happen.All revealed here, no punches pulled.You will be drawn back to your book mark until the final page.
  • By Grendel
    Jan 6, 2009
    "Violets - Not just a spring flower." I found Violets very difficult to put down once I started reading. I could easily relate to some to the situations as the story unfolded. This book is not trumpet blowing ego trip but an honest look back at the author's life. You experience the highs and the lows of this journey with an insight into the triumphs and regrets of the writer as the story continues. Be prepared to burn the midnight oil, this is a compelling read.
  • By brian haywood
    Jan 15, 2007
    "Violets by John Smith" I found this memoir,by John Smith to be a very interesting and informative read. So much so that I had finished reading it in just a few days. Interest was maintained for me, by the descriptions of the author's early life and schooling.The subsequent hard work put in to become a qualified accountant and the descriptions of the various places he then travelled to to carry out his chosen profession, followed by the highs and lows of life at whatever level. All in all a very enjable read.
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Chris Smith
September 29, 2011
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