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A study which combines personal reminiscences with careful historical research, the myth of the 'good old days' is summarily dispensed with; Robert Roberts describes the period of his childhood, when the main affect of poverty in Edwardian Salford was degredation, and, despite great resources of human courage, few could escape such a prison.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780140136241
ISBN-10: 014013624X
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 17mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Jul-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Robert Roberts

Robert Roberts was an expert on adult literacy. He died in 1979.

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