Growing Up in a Welsh Valley
Sunshine on the Mayfield
By (author) Bronwen Hosie
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Growing Up in a Welsh Valley by Bronwen Hosie
Book DescriptionThis book tells the story of Dai Morrisey, the author's father, from the end of the First World War, when he was four years old, through his childhood years to a young adult leaving the mines and starting his own business mending radios. This book gets darker at the end, when Dai hears of a series of awful mining accidents that convince him to leave the industry. This book ends with one of its most successful images - Dai plays music to the whole street to advertise his business and walks out to see his parents dancing in the middle of the road - a beautiful picture to end the story.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780752447568
(248mm x 172mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Tempus Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Rhymney - born Dai Morrissey, leaves the Valley aged 18. He travels to England where he works for Hudson and Terraplane, fitting radios into their luxury cars. Through this work he meets a few celebrities and also his future wife, whom he takes home to meet his family in Wales.
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Author Biography - Bronwen Hosie
BRONWEN HOSIE was a former primary-school teacher. She originally hails from Rhymney in South Wales, but has been a resident of Dunoon for twenty years. Bronwen is an accomplished author and poet and has written many novels including Son of the Prophecy, The Turn of the Wheel and Y Mab Darogan.
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