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by Bronwen Hosie

  • Author: Bronwen Hosie
  • ISBN: 0752447564
  • ISBN13: 978-0752447568
  • ePub: 1309 kb | FB2: 1274 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Europe
  • Publisher: Tempus Publishing Ltd; UK ed. edition (July 14, 2008)
  • Pages: 128
  • Rating: 4.8/5
  • Votes: 136
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Growing Up in a Welsh Valley ePub download

Growing Up In A Welsh Valley.

Growing Up In A Welsh Valley. This collection of nostalgic, humorous and moving tales follows Rhymney-born Dai Morrissey as he leaves the Valley aged eighteen. Dai travels to Englantrd 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. The story continues through the Second World War, with Dai witnessing some tragic events. However, he survives the war and goes on to have five children, including Bronwen, the author of this book.

The book tells the story of Dai Morrisey, the author's father, from the end of the World War I, when he was four years old, through his childhood years to a young . Be the first to ask a question about Growing Up in a Welsh Valley. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

The book tells the story of Dai Morrisey, the author's father, from the end of the World War I, when he was four years old, through his childhood years to a young adult leaving the mines and starting his own business mending radios. The book gets darker at the end, when Dai hears of a series of awful mining accidents that convince him to leave the industry.

Bronwen Hosie is a former primary-school teacher. She originally hails from Rhymney in South Wales, but has been a resident of Dunoon for twenty years More about Bronwen Hosie. Growing Up in a Welsh Valley.

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Although I grew up in the country at about the same time as Jim. My boyhood with loving parents and adventures . My boyhood with loving parents and adventures around coal mines, quarries, ironnworks and the main London to Fishguard line was very similar. The book was personally both nostalgic and refreshing.

Features 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.