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Dear Mr Bigelow : a transatlantic friendship

Author: Frances Woodsford
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of weekly letters written between 1949 and 1961 from an unmarried woman, Frances Woodsford working at the Public Baths in Bournemouth, to a wealthy American widower, Paul Bigelow in New York. It follows Frances' trials with her ghastly boss Mr Bond; and the hilarious weekly Civil Defence Classes as the Cold War advances.
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Frances Woodsford; Paul Bigelow; Paul Bigelow; Frances Woodsford
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Woodsford
ISBN: 9780099542292 0099542293
OCLC Number: 559781926
Notes: Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2009.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Frances Woodsford.

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"Many pleasing and interesting small touches" -- David Kynaston * Literary Review * "Packed with comic moments and social history, the letters are a beady commentary on her life and times" -- Fanny Read more...

 
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