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Out of the woods but not over the hill

Author: Gervase Phinn
Publisher: [Bath] : Windsor/Paragon, 2011.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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" ... Looking back over more than sixty years of family life, teaching, inspecting schools, writing and public speaking, Gervase never fails to unearth humour, character, warmth and wisdom from the most diverse of experiences, whether they be growing up in Rotherham with the most un-Yorkshire-like of names or describing why loud mobile phone users get his goat. ..."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Named Person: Gervase Phinn; Gervase Phinn
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gervase Phinn
ISBN: 9781445858241 144585824X 9781445858258 1445858258
OCLC Number: 751801241
Notes: Standard print ed. originally published: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2010.
Description: 315 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
'When I was a lad': growing up --
'Don't you have a proper job?': working life --
'The happiest days of youyr life': schooldays --
'The wonder years': the magic of childhood --
'I shall not tell you again!': family life --
'God's own country': Yorkshire --
'Tyhe slippery slope: troublesome language --
'Are you anybody?': becoming famous --
'It's a funny old world: health, life and death.
Responsibility: Gervase Phinn.

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" ... Looking back over more than sixty years of family life, teaching, inspecting schools, writing and public speaking, Gervase never fails to unearth humour, character, warmth and wisdom from the most diverse of experiences, whether they be growing up in Rotherham with the most un-Yorkshire-like of names or describing why loud mobile phone users get his goat. ..."--Back cover.

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