Cider with Rosie
By (author) Laurie Lee
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Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee
Book Description"Cider with Rosie" is a wonderfully vivid memoir of childhood in a remote Cotswold village, a village before electricity or cars, a timeless place on the verge of change. Growing up amongst the fields and woods and characters of the place, Laurie Lee depicts a world that is both immediate and real and belongs to a now-distant past.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099285663
(198mm x 129mm x 16mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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I Can't Stay Long, Paperback (August 2015)
When author first left his country village aged nineteen, he discovered a delight in the outside world that remained undiminished throughout his writing life. In this book, he brings together pieces including recollections of his Gloucestershire childhood celebrated in Cider With Rosie.
Moment of War, Paperback / softback (July 2015)
In this gripping, poignant memoir--a #1 bestseller in the United Kingdom--Laurie Lee returns to the scene of his wartime coming of age, portraying the death of a young man's idealism. "For anyone who wants to understand what war is actually like . . . this is the book. . . . A treasure".--Los Angeles Times Book Review.
As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning, Paperback (May 2014)» View all books by Laurie Lee
The stooping figure of my mother, waist-deep in the grass and caught there like a piece of sheep's wool, was the last I saw of my country home as I left it to discover the world' Abandoning the Cotswolds village that raised him, the young Laurie Lee walks to London. There he makes a living labouring and playing the violin.
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Author Biography - Laurie Lee
Laurie Lee was born in Stroud, Gloucestershire, in 1914, and was educated at Slad village school and Stroud Central School. At the age on nineteen he walked to London and then travelled on foot through Spain, as described in his book As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning. In 1950 he married Catherine Polge and they had one daughter. Cider With Rosie (1959) has sold over six million copies worldwide, and was followed by two other volumes of autobiography: As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning (1969) and A Moment of War (1991). Laurie Lee also published four collections of poems, The Sun My Monument (1944), The Bloom of Candles (1947), My Many-Coated Man (1955) and Packet Poems (1960) as well as The Voyage of Magellan (1948), a verse play for radio, A Rose for Winter (1955), which records his travels in Andalusia, The Firstborn (1964), I Can't Stay Long (1975), a collection of his writing, and Two Women (1983). Laurie Lee died in May 1997.
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