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Nella Last's war : the Second World War diaries of 'Housewife, 49'.

Author: Nella Last; Richard Broad; Suzie Fleming
Publisher: London : Profile, 2006.
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While Nella's younger son joined the army, the rest of the family adapted to the transformed rhythms of life in Barrow-in-Furness, which suffered terribly from enemy bombing raids. Nella writes in confidence about the war years, covering everything from sex to the genuine fear of invasion. This is the war as Nella Last lived it.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Named Person: Nella Last; Nella Last
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nella Last; Richard Broad; Suzie Fleming
ISBN: 184668000X 9781846680007
OCLC Number: 951006688
Notes: Originally published: s.l.: Falling Wall, 1981.
Edited by Richard Broad and Suzie Fleming.
Description: vii, 311 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 20 cm.

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In September 1939, housewife and mother Nella Last began a diary whose entries, in their regularity, length and quality, have created a record of the Second World War which is powerful, fascinating  Read more...

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I adored [it.]. An extraordinary glimpse into the heart of an 'ordinary' woman, Nella Last's day-to-day account of her war is spirited, poignant and utterly compelling. Lucy Moore A classic of Read more...

 
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