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The End Of The Line

£9.99

Product description

2013, first, edition, paperback. There is a small mark on front cover and bottom corners of book are slightly bumped. Spine is unbroken. Signed by author on inside title page (shown in photograph) Couple of small marks on profile of pages- not affecting text.

The title of this book refers to the fact that despite extensive research, Ben believes that he is the last remaining male member of his family that were at one time well-known within the coal industry in the Mansfield, Bolsover and Chesterfield areas.

The book comprises nearly 250 pages of reminiscences ranging from birth in Wartime Nottingham through eight years at a boys boarding school in Derbyshire to employment in the motor trade and photographic and audio retailing in Nottingham. This eventually led on to many different occupations over a working life of 45 years.

"Emigrating" to Isle of Wight in 1972 in order to try running a hotel without any training or knowledge of the business, Ben's book is complete with four pages of photographs, details of life experiences, strange and eccentric characters met, and many incidents humorous and otherwise recorded over 70 years.

Ben is now retired, but having not yet hit the buffers, he is always busy and fully involved in charity and voluntary work on The Island.

Item details

Added value:
Signed by Author
Author(s):
Houfton, Benjamin
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
247
Publisher:
Peppermint Books

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About this item

2013, first, edition, paperback. There is a small mark on front cover and bottom corners of book are slightly bumped. Spine is unbroken. Signed by author on inside title page (shown in photograph) Couple of small marks on profile of pages- not affecting text.

The title of this book refers to the fact that despite extensive research, Ben believes that he is the last remaining male member of his family that were at one time well-known within the coal industry in the Mansfield, Bolsover and Chesterfield areas.

The book comprises nearly 250 pages of reminiscences ranging from birth in Wartime Nottingham through eight years at a boys boarding school in Derbyshire to employment in the motor trade and photographic and audio retailing in Nottingham. This eventually led on to many different occupations over a working life of 45 years.

"Emigrating" to Isle of Wight in 1972 in order to try running a hotel without any training or knowledge of the business, Ben's book is complete with four pages of photographs, details of life experiences, strange and eccentric characters met, and many incidents humorous and otherwise recorded over 70 years.

Ben is now retired, but having not yet hit the buffers, he is always busy and fully involved in charity and voluntary work on The Island.

Added value:
Signed by Author
Author(s):
Houfton, Benjamin
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
247
Publisher:
Peppermint Books

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