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Truckers North Truckers South

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In the late 1940s, Shay leaves school as soon as he can to become a trailer-boy on a Gardner truck that is noisy, cold and limited in speed. The driver, Fred, is one of the old school, a transport man through and through, who knows the best cafes and pubs and all the tricks of the trade. Shay soon comes to love this life on the road despite long hours and frequent absences ...more
Paperback, 253 pages
Published September 28th 2007 by Old Pond Publishing
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Mark Maguire
May 27, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: transport, fiction
I usually steer clear of works of fiction. I do not consider them to be of equal value to a work of non-fiction, primarily because the author uses significant levels of "artistic licence" as part of the narrative which invariably stretches the boundaries of known-fact to the limit. However, I may need to review this particular viewpoint as I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book!

The book charts one man's journey in the pioneering; pre-nationalisation days of road haulage, starting as a teenage "
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