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The Little Book of the Black Country By Michael Pearson

The Little Book of the Black Country

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The Little Book of the Black Country is a funny, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of the sort of frivolous, fantastic or simply strange information which no-one will want to be without. This is a remarkably engaging little book, and is essential reading for visitors and locals alike.
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The Little Book of the Black Country Summary


The Little Book of the Black Country by Michael Pearson

The Little Book of the Black Country is a funny, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of the sort of frivolous, fantastic or simply strange information which no-one will want to be without. Here we find out about the region's most unusual crimes and punishments, eccentric inhabitants, quirky history, famous sons and daughters and literally hundreds of wacky facts. Michael Pearson's new book gathers together a myriad of data on the Black Country. Here you can find everything from Royal visits and local celebrities to the riotous Wednesbury protests, the hauntings at Dudley castle and plenty more. There are lots of factual chapters but also plenty of frivolous details which will amuse and surprise. A reference book and a quirky guide, this can be dipped in to time and time again to reveal something you never knew. This is a remarkably engaging little book, and is essential reading for visitors and locals alike.

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About Michael Pearson


Michael Pearson is a retired police inspector with a passion for local history. He has been the editor of The Blackcountryman, and has written two local history titles dealing with crime and genealogy.

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GOR006312190
The Little Book of the Black Country by Michael Pearson
Michael Pearson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
The History Press Ltd
2013-09-27
192
0752487833
9780752487830
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.