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9780007528455 - Charlie Connelly: Constance Street: The true story of one family and one street in London's East End - Buch

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Constance Street The true story of one family and one street in London s East End (2015) (?)

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, in Englisch, 336 Seiten, Harper Element, Taschenbuch, gebraucht
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One forgotten street, 12 unforgettable women.‘’Ang on boy, Joan’s got sumfink to show yer.’ She rummaged in a drawer for a moment, pulled out a piece of paper and handed it to me.‘Constance Street,’ she said. ‘As I remember it.’Through the story of one street – Constance Street – we hear the true life tales of a tight knit group of working class women in the East End of London set against a backdrop of war, hardship and struggle.It’s a story of matriarchy and deep family ties, of a generation that was scattered away from the street during the blitz bombings, but which maintained the ties of that street for decades afterwards.Set in an area of East London called Silvertown, a once thriving docking community that at the turn of the 20th century was the industrial heartland of the south of England; the story focuses on the lives of 12 incredible women and their struggle to survive amidst the chaos of the war years.We have Nellie Greenwood, the author’s great grandmother who runs a laundry in Silvertown which becomes the focal point of the community. In 1917 a munitions factory in Silvertown explodes flattening much of the surrounding area and causing extensive damage to Constance Street – Nellie’s daughter is blown from her crib but miraculously survives.Deciding to open the laundry as a field hospital for the injured, Nellie and the women on the street come together to tend the wounded, the sick and the emotionally shattered as they cope with the aftermath of not just one but two world wars.Through the Great War, the roaring Twenties, the Depression and then the unimaginable – the outbreak of a second world war – Nellie and the street survive with love, laughter and friendships that bind the community together. But just as this incredible group of women live through the worst, the unthinkable happens. On 7 September 1940, Constance Street is no more.Following in the footsteps of Farewell to the East End by Jennifer Worth and The Sugar Girls, Constance Street is a life-affirming, heart-warming read that reminds us of a time when people pulled together., Paperback, Label: Harper Element, Harper Element, Produktgruppe: Book, Publiziert: 2015-08-13, Studio: Harper Element, Verkaufsrang: 3678832
Schlüsselwörter: Books, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Europe, Great Britain, Specific Groups, Women, England, Scotland, Wales, History, Essays, Historical Geography, Historical Maps, Historiography, Reference, Study & Teaching, Historical Study & Educational Resources, World, Women in History
Daten vom 17.01.2016 21:58h
ISBN (andere Schreibweisen): 0-00-752845-0, 978-0-00-752845-5
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9780007528455 - Charlie Connelly: Constance Street: The true story of one family and one street in London's East End - Buch

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Constance Street The true story of one family and one street in London s East End (2015) (?)

Lieferung erfolgt aus/von: Vereinigte Staaten von AmerikaBuch ist in englischer SpracheDieses Buch ist ein Taschenbuch (Softcover bzw. Paperback)Neuware, neues Buch
ISBN:

9780007528455 (?) bzw. 0007528450

, in Englisch, 336 Seiten, Harper Element, Taschenbuch, neu
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One forgotten street, 12 unforgettable women.‘’Ang on boy, Joan’s got sumfink to show yer.’ She rummaged in a drawer for a moment, pulled out a piece of paper and handed it to me.‘Constance Street,’ she said. ‘As I remember it.’Through the story of one street – Constance Street – we hear the true life tales of a tight knit group of working class women in the East End of London set against a backdrop of war, hardship and struggle.It’s a story of matriarchy and deep family ties, of a generation that was scattered away from the street during the blitz bombings, but which maintained the ties of that street for decades afterwards.Set in an area of East London called Silvertown, a once thriving docking community that at the turn of the 20th century was the industrial heartland of the south of England; the story focuses on the lives of 12 incredible women and their struggle to survive amidst the chaos of the war years.We have Nellie Greenwood, the author’s great grandmother who runs a laundry in Silvertown which becomes the focal point of the community. In 1917 a munitions factory in Silvertown explodes flattening much of the surrounding area and causing extensive damage to Constance Street – Nellie’s daughter is blown from her crib but miraculously survives.Deciding to open the laundry as a field hospital for the injured, Nellie and the women on the street come together to tend the wounded, the sick and the emotionally shattered as they cope with the aftermath of not just one but two world wars.Through the Great War, the roaring Twenties, the Depression and then the unimaginable – the outbreak of a second world war – Nellie and the street survive with love, laughter and friendships that bind the community together. But just as this incredible group of women live through the worst, the unthinkable happens. On 7 September 1940, Constance Street is no more.Following in the footsteps of Farewell to the East End by Jennifer Worth and The Sugar Girls, Constance Street is a life-affirming, heart-warming read that reminds us of a time when people pulled together., Paperback, Label: Harper Element, Harper Element, Produktgruppe: Book, Publiziert: 2015-08-13, Studio: Harper Element, Verkaufsrang: 3678832
Schlüsselwörter: Books, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Europe, Great Britain, Specific Groups, Women, England, Scotland, Wales, History, Essays, Historical Geography, Historical Maps, Historiography, Reference, Study & Teaching, Historical Study & Educational Resources, World, Women in History
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Constance Street The true story of one family and one street in London s East End (?)

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9780007528455 (?) bzw. 0007528450

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Daten vom 17.01.2016 21:58h
ISBN (andere Schreibweisen): 0-00-752845-0, 978-0-00-752845-5

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