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Taller Today : Fragments of Childhood.

Author: Neil Ferguson
Publisher: New York : Saqi, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The year is 1953. Britain has a new Queen. The MCC has won back the Ashes. Another BOAC Comet has crashed. We are taller today, but what was it like then, when we were smaller? In Taller Today Neil Ferguson pieces together fragments of his childhood in 1950s London where his father? socialist toff, inventor, jailbird, raconteur? leaves him to his own devices: to run wild in Kensington Gardens, practically a?Lost  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ferguson, Neil.
Taller Today : Fragments of Childhood.
New York : Saqi, ©2013
Named Person: Neil Ferguson; Neil Ferguson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Ferguson
ISBN: 9781846591532 1846591538
OCLC Number: 850163736
Description: 1 online resource (255 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Home; My Car; The Storm; The Gang; Accommodation; Jenner; Lucy; Begbie; Gloucester Terrace; Stupid; Types; At the Flicks; The Comet; An Expedition; Nasturtiums; The Ashes; Queer Street; The Strolling Player; At the Seaside; Three Quests; A Flâneur; Metamorphosis; Betrayed; The Final Reckoning; Copyright.

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A vivid portrait of London in the aftermath of war, Taller Today is a poignant and evocative account of childhood, memory and the relationship between father and son.  Read more...

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