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Kisses on a postcard : a tale of wartime childhood

Author: Terence Frisby
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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13 June, 1940. Carefully labelled, and each clutching little brown suitcases and a gas mask, Terry, aged seven, and his elder brother Jack, eleven, stand amid the throng of children which crowds the narrow platform at Welling station awaiting the steam engine which pulls them and their fellow evacuees across the country towards their new lives in Cornwall.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, English
Named Person: Terence Frisby; Terence Frisby
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terence Frisby
ISBN: 9781408801062 140880106X
OCLC Number: 503643213
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Terence Frisby.

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'In World War Two evacuation was often more frightening for a child than the air-raids from which he was being saved, so it is surprising and delightful to read a positive account of the experience. Read more...

 
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