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Road to the Dales By Gervase Phinn

Road to the Dales by Gervase Phinn

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Summary

Tells of a life full of happiness, conversation, music and books shared with the author's three siblings, mother and father. This book is a snapshot of growing up in Yorkshire in the 1950s - of school days and holidays as well as his tentative steps into the adult world.

Road to the Dales Summary

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

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. You can 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 Adviser for Language Development in Rotherham before moving on to North Yorkshire, where he spent ten years as a school inspector. He holds five fellowships, honorary doctorates from Hull, Leicester and Sheffield Hallam universities, and is a patron of a number of children's charities and educational organizations. Gervase lives with his family in Doncaster.

Additional information

GOR001837993
9780718149116
0718149114
Road to the Dales: The Story of a Yorkshire Lad by Gervase Phinn
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Penguin Books Ltd
2010-03-25
448
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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