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The Way Things Were is a moving personal account of growing up in working-class Newcastle between 1933 and 1952. It describes a way of life that was not unique to the Cassidy family and their neighbours, but one that was shared by millions in urban Britain. Most people born between the two world wars will recognise the picture painted of urban society at this time, where ...more
Hardcover, 417 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by Sutton
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Jul 29, 2008 Khoelterhoff is currently reading it
I am hoping this book will help me get in touch with what life was like in these Cumbria lanes for my neighbors when they were growing up. Also, if I squint when I look at the cover I can picture my dad there as a kid.
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