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Nella Last's peace : the post-war diaries of Housewife, 49

Author: Nella Last; Patricia Malcolmson; Robert W Malcolmson
Publisher: London : Profile, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Picking up where 'Nella Last's War' left off, this moving and often comic diary tells the story of her post-war struggles and describes what ordinary people felt during those years of privation, hope and rebuilding - and whether 'peace' really meant 'peace' for everyone.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Named Person: Nella Last; Nella Last
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nella Last; Patricia Malcolmson; Robert W Malcolmson
ISBN: 9781846680748 1846680743
OCLC Number: 216939881
Description: xiv, 306 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: The Setting: Barrow-in-Furness --
Nella Last's Family, Friends, Neighbours and Associates --
Ch. 1. Endings: August-October 1945 --
Ch. 2. A Sort of Peace: October 1945-January 1946 --
Ch. 3. 'Nice to be Loved': January-May 1946 --
Ch. 4. Post-war Summer: June-September 1946 --
Ch. 5. Stresses and Storms: October 1946-April 1947 --
Ch. 6. 'Sunshine is Life to Me': April-October 1947 --
Ch. 7. 'I Can be Real Bitchy': October-December 1947 --
Ch. 8. Babies: January-June 1948 --
Ch. 9. Close-Ups: June-December 1948 --
Money and Its Value --
Editing Nella Last's Diary --
Mass Observation.
Responsibility: edited by Patricia and Robert Malcolmson.

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A narrative of the changing experiences of ordinary people during war, and thoughts on the aftermath of war and whether 'peace' really meant peace, for everyone.  Read more...

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A vivid, intimate account of life in austerity Britain. Superb. -- David Kynaston, author of Austerity Britain A touching and startlingly frank portrait of adapting to life in post-war Britain. Truly Read more...

 
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