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Climbing Boys

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Published November 26th 1981 by Allison & Busby
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Daniel
Sep 15, 2013 Daniel rated it liked it
A non-fiction book about the 'climbing boys', the small boys - and occasionally girls - employed by master chimney sweeps to climb up the inside of chimneys (or, to be precise, up the flues inside the chimneys) to remove the soot. It focuses mainly on British sweeps, with a brief chapter on the US. The author is principally interested in condemning child labour - all royalties were donated to the Save the Children fund.

There's a lot less detail about the lives and work of the climbing boys than
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