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Description - Nella Last's Peace by Robert Malcolmson

Outwardly Nella's life was probably seen as ordinary; but behind this mask were a lively mind and a persistent pen - a pen that never gave up over almost three decades, reporting, describing, pondering, and disclosing. Nella, 55 when the war ends, writes of what ordinary people felt during those years of privation, hope and the re-building of Britain, providing a moving and inspiring account of the years that shaped the society we live in today. Her diary offers a detailed, moving and humorous narrative of the changing experiences of ordinary people at this time, and thoughts on the aftermath of war and whether 'peace' really meant peace, for everyone.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781846680748
ISBN-10: 1846680743
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 21mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Profile Books Ltd
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Robert Malcolmson

Robert Malcolmson is Professor Emeritus of history at Queen's University, Kingston, Canada. Patricia Malcolmson is a historian and a former executive in the Ontario public service. They live in Cobourg, Ontario.

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