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People of Providence: Housing Estate and Some of Its Inhabitants by Tony Parker

Over a period of eighteen months Tony Parker interviewed the residents of an ordinary housing estate in South London. He listened to an assorted mixture of personalities - including a vagrant, two policemen, an often-convicted fence who was the mother of five children, a pro-flogging magistrate, a local doctor, and a 75-year-old widower who spent "an hour or two in bed each week with one or other of about twelve different ladies I meet at our church". The inhabitants of "Providence" opened their hearts, revealing all their quirks, emotions and prejudices. These interviews prove that extraordinary stories are found not only in deserts and jungles: even amid the bleak sprawl of South London, Tony Parker discovered a community that is diverse and enthralling.

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GOR007167042
People of Providence: Housing Estate and Some of Its Inhabitants by Tony Parker
Tony Parker
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Eland Publishing Ltd
2013-01-21
416
1906011192
9781906011192
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