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East End Girl By Sally Worboyes

East End Girl by Sally Worboyes

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The queen of the East End saga reveals her own tough East London childhood in a memoir that conjures up a lost time and way of life.

East End Girl Summary

East End Girl by Sally Worboyes

Sally Worboyes is loved and renowned for her gritty, enthralling sagas of East London life. But the story of her own family life in post-war Stepney is no less engrossing and dramatic. Here for the first time is Sally's account of her childhood and her family's history - the two-up, two-down with the outside lavatory and no hot water where her parents raised six children, carol-singing for the Kray twins at Christmas, the story of her grandfather's tragic early death...Full of memories both warm and less welcome, this autobiography paints a vivid picture of Sally's childhood, her days spent 'raking' the East End streets or crowding into her family's small parlour rooms for hard-earned Saturday tea, the tribulations of being part of a poor family, and the deep love she felt and still feels for her childhood surroundings. Warm, affectionate yet clear-eyed, this is probably Sally's most gripping saga yet - and it is all true.

East End Girl Reviews

PRAISE FOR SALLY WORBOYES: She brings the East End to life Barbara Windsor

About Sally Worboyes

Sally Worboyes was born and grew up in Stepney with four brothers and a sister. She now lives in Norfolk with her husband, with whom she has three grown-up children. She has written several plays which have been broadcast on Anglia Television and Radio Four. She also adapted her own play and novel, WILD HOPS, as a musical, THE HOP-PICKERS.

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East End Girl by Sally Worboyes
Used - Very Good
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
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