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This time next year we'll be laughing, a memoir, Jacqueline Winspear

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This time next year we'll be laughing, a memoir, Jacqueline Winspear
Language
eng
resource.biographical
autobiography
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
This time next year we'll be laughing
Responsibility statement
Jacqueline Winspear
Sub title
a memoir
Summary
"After sixteen novels, Jacqueline Winspear has taken the bold step of turning to memoir, revealing the hardships and joys of her family history. Both shockingly frank and deftly restrained, her memoir tackles such difficult, poignant, and fascinating family memories as her paternal grandfather's shellshock, her mother's evacuation from London during the Blitz; her soft-spoken animal-loving father's torturous assignment to an explosives team during WWII; her parents' years living with Romani Gypsies; and Jacqueline's own childhood working on farms in rural Kent, capturing her ties to the land and her dream of being a writer at its very inception. An eye-opening and heartfelt portrayal of a post-War England we rarely see, This Time Next Year We'll Be Laughing is the story of a childhood in the English countryside, of working class indomitability and family secrets, of artistic inspiration and the price of memory"--, Provided by publisher
resource.variantTitle
This time next year we will be laughing
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