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A Pocketful of Holes and Dreams


The poor boy who made his fortune . . . not just once but twice

Little Jeff Pearce grew up in a post-war Liverpool slum. His father lived the life of an affluent gentleman whilst his mother was forced to steal bread to feed her starving children. Life was tough and from the moment Jeff could walk he learned to go door to door, begging rags from the rich, which he sold down the markets. Leaving school at the age of fourteen, he embarked on an extraordinary journey, and found himself, before…

A Pocketful Of Holes And Dreams

ISBN 10 : 9780241951071
ISBN 13 : 0241951070

The poor boy who made his fortune . . . not just once but twice Little Jeff Pearce grew up in a post-war Liverpool slum. His father lived the life of an affluent gentleman whilst h..


Call Me Lucky

ISBN 10 : 0306805049
ISBN 13 : 9780306805042

Call Me Lucky is a portrait of one of the most gifted of all American entertainers. In it, Bing tells how he developed his unique singing style to produce a string of hit, jazz and..


Keeping My Sister S Secrets

ISBN 10 : 9781760554941
ISBN 13 : 1760554944

Eva, Peggy and Kathleen were sisters born into a close-knit working class family, living in a tiny terraced house in a street so rough the police would only walk down it in pairs. ..


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ISBN 10 : 1416550607
ISBN 13 : 9781416550600

Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts. MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The perennially bestse..


Jam Butties And A Pan Of Scouse

ISBN 10 : 1409166767
ISBN 13 : 9781409166764

A gritty yet heart-warming memoir set against the backdrop of Liverpool's tightknit working-class docklands community. The story covers Maggie Clarke's upbringing in the tenements ..


The Light In The Window

ISBN 10 : 9781448146147
ISBN 13 : 1448146143

'I promised that I would one day write a book and tell the world about the home for unmarried mothers. I have at last kept my promise.' In Ireland, 1951, the young June Goulding to..


Blue Above The Chimneys

ISBN 10 : 9780141972510
ISBN 13 : 0141972513

The wild childhood of a Glasgow tenement urchin Born during the Second World War in Glasgow, Christine Fraser was her mother's eighth child. Growing up with her siblings in a tiny ..


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