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A Boy From Nowhere Volume 1 (V. 1)

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An account of the author's life, which began in the backstreets of the east end docklands and that took him eventually through all kinds of experiences and adventures, and raised him to a level that many years ago he thought would be impossible. It is useful for young men or girls who maintain a burning ambition to get on in this world of ours.
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by Melrose Book Company
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Graham
Nov 29, 2009 Graham rated it liked it
The first volume of David Mitchell’s autobiography details the author’s life from his birth in 1928 to the world of European trade in the early 1960s. It’s a story of childhood hardship and adventure that sees the author transform into a successful businessman by the time he’s in his thirties.

The story begins in the East End and it is this first section of the book, leading up until the end of WWII, which is the most engaging. The author’s style is friendly and warm, and the reader has the impr
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Zoe Macgechan
Nether *that* David Mirchell, nor *that* one. Oh dear. Very amateurish, vaguely interesting recollections of wartime East End London spoiled by the presence of a very ordinary narrator and his dull and detailed businessmanning with communists before the wall fell as well as many meals out with his wife, Lynne...
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