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Joy Street By Mirren Barford

Joy Street
by Mirren Barford

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This is a series of letters between 19-year-old Miriam ("Mirren") Barford, an Oxford student, and Lieutenant John ("Jock") Lewis. Their developing love affair is chronicled in a narrative that reaches a tragic conclusion when Jock is killed in action in 1941.
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Joy Street: A Wartime Romance in Letters by Mirren Barford

This is a series of letters between 19-year-old Miriam ("Mirren") Barford, an Oxford student, and Lieutenant John ("Jock") Lewis, who had joined the Welsh Guards at the outbreak of war in 1939. Mirren had met Jock at the wedding of Jock's sister Elizabeth the previous year. Their developing love affair is chronicled in an affecting narrative that reaches a tragic conclusion when Jock is killed in action on 30th December 1941. Jock Lewis was one of the co-founders of the original SAS. Editor Michael Wise is Mirren Barford's son and the letters were found at the time of her death in February 1992.

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GOR000820769
Joy Street: A Wartime Romance in Letters by Mirren Barford
Mirren Barford
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Little, Brown & Company
1995-05-04
362
0316911356
9780316911351
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