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This Old Shirt of Mine :  A 1950s Urban Idyll - J.J. Rawlings

This Old Shirt of Mine

A 1950s Urban Idyll

Paperback

Published: 25th October 2005
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Based upon the author's childhood memories. 'This Old Shirt of Mine' is an evocation of life and times of Jimmy Barton, a London kid of junior school age brought up in Islington's notorious Popham Street "Cottages' during the late 1950s. The street, the bomb ruins and the flats themselves provide a unique backdrop to descriptions of everyday life and to some not entirely fictional anecdotes. The book does not dwell on the seamier side of tenement life but portrays in a gently humorous way the more positive aspects of a vanished working class culture when Britain 'never had it so good!'

ISBN: 9781420886900
ISBN-10: 1420886908
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 25th October 2005
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 12.7  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.25