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A rose beyond the Thames

Author: Michael De Larrabeiti
Publisher: London ; Sydney ; Toronto : The Bodley Head, Beccles (England) : William Clowes and Sons Ltd, 1978. 1978. ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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A semi-autobiographical story of a young boy growing up in the part of south London called Battersea. He grew up on a world shaped by war in several forms, from the aftermath of his grandfather's role in WWI, to hearing and watching the fires from the bombs of WWII, to the everyday war of street gangs, fighting for turf. In counter, Michael's uncles, brother, friend and mentor presented him with support, love and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Michael De Larrabeiti; Michael De Larrabeiti; Michael De Larrabeiti
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael De Larrabeiti
ISBN: 0370301056 ; 9780370301051
OCLC Number: 4465284
Description: 180 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Michael de Larrabeiti.

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A semi-autobiographical story of a young boy growing up in the part of south London called Battersea. He grew up on a world shaped by war in several forms, from the aftermath of his grandfather's role in WWI, to hearing and watching the fires from the bombs of WWII, to the everyday war of street gangs, fighting for turf. In counter, Michael's uncles, brother, friend and mentor presented him with support, love and fun. Finally, he tells about his mother Rose, who handily raised her family of five.

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