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Esponsible for any used product classification undertaken by the seller A to Z Guarantee not applicable on used product. This is one of those short memoirs where the author randomly records her or his thoughts and memories about a childhood neighborhood Gilda O Neill grew up in the East End of London Contrary to editorial reviews on its page the book is neither shocking nor does it concentrate on the filth of the East End Much is written about the poverty however both during the 1950s when the author was growing up as well as the 1930s Ms O Neill wanted to point out that even though life was tough at times during her childhood it was much worse for those who grew up twenty years earlier Small cold houses no indoor plumbing or washing machines no new clothes or shoes to be had not as much food as wanted or needed the author deals with it all and lived through it allYet don t get the impression this is a sorrowful story of how everyone wished they lived elsewhere It s no such thing It even turns out that when families su

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East End Tales uick Reads

Free Delivery if order value from the seller is greater than 399 Used Book in good condition No missing torn pages No s. Born into a traditional East End family in Bethnal Green Gilda O Neill grew up in a world most of us associate with chirpy cockneys pub knees ups legendary criminals and the Dickensian underworld Her nan had a pie and mash shop her grandfather was a tug skipper on the Thames and her great uncle was the minder for a gambling den In East End Tales Gilda O Neill has gathered together her memories and personal recollections of East Enders to bring us stories of unbelievable hardship and devastating change yet also of great pride kindness courage resilience and humour These tales of yesterday provide a fascinating commentary on our ideas of community today and tell with wit warmth and emotion the real story of life in London s East End

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Tains Note The above used product classification has been solely undertaken by the seller shall neither be liable nor r. Great auto biography The book is a slim volume and enjoyable to read with a good pace to its narrative Much can be gleaned about the post war East End of London in the 50s the community spirit the food and eating habits Christmas and health schooling and crime Many details jump up to enlighten I had uite a bit of fun reading and finishing this book They loved living there in the end and some of them even moved back there Hooray for the great East End Copernicus Avenue moved back there Hooray for the great East End


10 thoughts on “East End Tales uick Reads

  1. says:

    EAST END TALES gives the reader through the veil of Gilda O'Neill's own personal experiences and the experience

  2. says:

    Born into a traditional East End family in Bethnal Green Gilda O'Neill grew up in a world most of us associate with chirpy

  3. says:

    A lively first person narrative which really brings the old East End to life with all its energy humour hard work and privation Gilda O'Neill looks back on growing up in the East End and as well as remembering clearly provides a commentary from her mature self on the economics the values and the motivations which probably escaped her at the

  4. says:

    A nice short read which I started and finished in one sitting actually I was in the bath The author writes abou

  5. says:

    Great auto biography The book is a slim volume and enjoyable to read with a good pace to its narrative Much can be gleaned about the post war East End of London in the 50s the community spirit the food and eating habits Christmas and health schooling and crime Many details jump up to enlighten I had uite a bit of fun reading and finishing th

  6. says:

    Lovely little insight into the East End and how it's changed My only criticism would be it's not long enough

  7. says:

    This is one of those short memoirs where the author randomly records her or his thoughts and memories about a childhood neighborhood

  8. says:

    This caught my eye when it said Bethnal Green being a Bethnal Green girl myself and practically being brought up on Pie and Mash One of the uestions I had always asked myself was why a knife was never used Gilda O'Neill also voiced this But I digress; a lovely little book full of anecdotes of life in the East

  9. says:

    Princess Fuzzypants hereMomma loves London England so she eats up books on London of yesteryear and we both really loved this one It is written with such love and sentiment that it would be impossible not to be moved It does not sugarcoat or imply that life was easy a back When It could be brutal cruel and hard Multiple

  10. says:

    This memoir style book tells many different tales of living in the East End and how life was years ago Most of the stories included are short and simple and although some of them are darker in nature than others the book does not come across as depressing but rather lighthearted Many of the participants ended up longing for their former life

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