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Road to the Dales By Gervase Phinn

Road to the Dales by Gervase Phinn

Condition - Very Good
£14.49
6 in stock

Summary

A snapshot of growing up in Yorkshire in the 1950s. It takes you on the author's personal journey of school days and holidays as well as his tentative steps into the adult world. It lets you devour many stories including the incident involving a broken greenhouse, crashing his brother's newly restored bike and many other tales.

Road to the Dales Summary

Road to the Dales: The Story of a Yorkshire Lad by Gervase Phinn

In this title, Gervase tells of a life full of happiness, conversation, music and books shared with his three siblings, mother and father. This book is a snapshot of growing up in Yorkshire in the 1950s - reminisce with Gervase, and share in his personal journey - of school days and holidays as well as his tentative steps into the adult world. Devour numerous uproarious stories including the incident involving a broken greenhouse, crashing his brother's newly restored bike as well as secrets about his first dates, adventures at summer camp, family trips to Blackpool and many other captivating tales. With a wicked ear for the comical, and a sharp eye for detail, this beautifully written book visits poignant moments, significant events and precious memories from a boy called Gervase.

About Gervase Phinn

Gervase Phinn is a teacher, freelance lecturer, author, poet, school inspector, educational consultant and visiting professor of education - but none of these is more important than his family. For fourteen years he taught in a range of schools, then acted as General Advisor for Language Development in Rotherham before moving on to North Yorkshire, where he spent ten years as a school inspector - time that has provided so much source material for his books. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an Honorary Fellow of St John's College, York.

Additional information

GOR008612577
9780141041254
0141041250
Road to the Dales: The Story of a Yorkshire Lad by Gervase Phinn
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Penguin Books Ltd
2011-03-25
N/A
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

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