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This time next year we'll be laughing, a memoir, Jacqueline Winspear - Large print: hardcover

Summary
"After sixteen novels, Jacqueline Winspear has taken the bold step of turning to memoir, revealing the hardships and joys of her family history. Both shockingly frank and deftly restrained, her memoir tackles such difficult, poignant, and fascinating family memories as her paternal grandfather's shellshock, her mother's evacuation from London during the Blitz; her soft-spoken animal-loving father's torturous assignment to an explosives team during WWII; her parents' years living with Romany Gypsies; and Jacqueline's own childhood working on farms in rural Kent, capturing her ties to the land and her dream of being a writer at its very inception. An eye-opening and heartfelt portrayal of a post-War England we rarely see, This Time Next Year We'll Be Laughing is the story of a childhood in the English countryside, of working class indomitability and family secrets, of artistic inspiration and the price of memory"--, Provided by publisher
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
Large Print edition
Physical Description
451 pages, illustration, 23 centimeters.
Form Of Item
large print
Isbn
9781432885595

Library Locations

  • Ripon Public Library

    Ripon Public Library 120 Jefferson St, Ripon, WI, 54971, US
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