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Teesside Tales:A book of short stories from Norton and Stockton in the 1950s By Alan Dodgson
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Derek is the eldest child in a working-class family of five children, growing up in the aftermath of a world war, in the village of Norton, part of the town of Stockton-On-Tees in County Durham. In... More > the 1950s, Stockton’s a town in slow decline since the heady days of docks, mines and factory industries which gave almost full employment. By now, the biggest employer in the area is the Billingham ICI chemical works which looms over the town, threatening a pollution which would later give Teessiders the unkind knick-name of Smoggies! As a child, Derek and his pals, Dennis and Micky, are cocooned from the adult world of work and life’s day-to-day drudgery. In a humorous and nostalgic way, some of Derek’s schooldays and childhood adventures with friends and family, are captured in eight short stories. Children will enjoy Derek’s tales. Adults will recall how much freer kids appeared to be, growing up in a, seemingly, more innocent world.< Less
Teesside Tales:A Book of Short Stories from Norton and Stockton In the 1950s By Alan Dodgson
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Derek is the eldest child in a working-class family of five children, growing up in the aftermath of a world war, in the village of Norton, part of the town of Stockton-On-Tees in County Durham. In... More > the 1950s, Stockton’s a town in slow decline since the heady days of docks, mines and factory industries which gave almost full employment. By now, the biggest employer in the area is the Billingham ICI chemical works which looms over the town, threatening a pollution which would later give Teessiders the unkind knick-name of Smoggies! As a child, Derek and his pals, Dennis and Micky, are cocooned from the adult world of work and life’s day-to-day drudgery. In a humorous and nostalgic way, some of Derek’s schooldays and childhood adventures with friends and family, are captured in eight short stories. Children will enjoy Derek’s tales. Adults will recall how much freer kids appeared to be, growing up in a, seemingly, more innocent world.< Less
NOTES ON A LIFE By Liz Bartlett
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Notes from a life lived in the south of England during the 1940s - 1980s.
NOTES ON A LIFE By Liz Bartlett
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Notes from a life lived in the south of England during the 1940s - 1980s.
The Exciting Life By Karen Mason
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The sequel to Never Forget. Annie and Kenneth Holland, the brother and sister adopted by Nesta Villiers at the beginning of the second world war are now young adults. Annie widowed and debt ridden... More > after the suicide of her racing driver husband, and Kenneth running Tanner Beresford, his aunt's company. Into their lives comes the mysterious Iris Lindholm, and things will never be the same again.< Less
A LIFE FORGOTTEN By Maurice Brosnan
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A short selection of childhood memories from the 1950 to 1970. Those days are gone and now sunbsumed into modernity & fashion.
An Agreeable Life By Joyce Smith
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An oral history of president Joyce Smith's life in the addiscombe cycle club, London. An account of her experiences as a club official, road racer, and leading member of south london's cycling... More > community since the 1950s< Less
An Agreeable Life By Joyce Smith
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An oral history of president Joyce Smith's life in the addiscombe cycle club, London. An account of her experiences as a club official, road racer, and leading member of south london's cycling... More > community since the 1950s< Less
An Engineering Life - Challenging and Humorous By William N. (Bill) Bickel
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A short autobiography of a 'greatest generation' engineer.
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