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Ethel & Ernest : a true story.

Author: Raymond Briggs
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ethel & Ernest is the story of Raymond Briggs's parents lives from their first chance encounter to their deaths. Their story provides a social history of the lives of two ordinary people living in England during the 20th century. Through Ethel and Ernest the reader learns how the average person coped with the many changes in the 20th century including, the dark days of the Second World War, the birth of the Welfare  Read more...
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Named Person: Ethel Briggs; Ernest Briggs; Raymond Briggs; Ethel Briggs; Ernest Briggs
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Briggs
ISBN: 0224060392 9780224060394
OCLC Number: 41620728
Notes: Originally published: 1998.
Description: 103 pages : all color illustrations ; 24 cm

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This is the story of the author's parents' marriage, from their first, chance encounter to their deaths, with nothing invented and nothing embroidered, told in Briggs' unique strip-cartoon format.  Read more...

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"A best seller in Britain, this winsome little book is one family's twentieth century, told as a comic strip that fast-forwards through the decades. Briggs's artful rendering of his parents' striving Read more...

 
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