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Charlie Potatoes

£60.00

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Paperback in VGC except for bumped bottom right corner. Spine unbroken, looks unread.

Ted Medhurst's life is not tragic. Nor is it inspirational.
His father killed in the war and his house destroyed by a V2, he was brought up the hard way around the bomb sites of Kings Cross. A post-war urchin, he slept under a British Army great coat and left school at 15 with no bright future ahead of him.

But he had a goal, and through a checkered life taking in Soho jazz clubs in the 50s, the building trade of the 60s, dodgy 70s shenanigans as fixer for a charismatic property developer, and massaging the egos of the aristocrats of Eaton Square for the Duke of Westminster, he has pursued it relentlessly....to be Charlie Potatoes!

Self-educated, Ted had no problem reconciling socialist politics with a life-long attachment to tailor made suits and Rolex watches. He may have had no impact on the steamroller of history, but he did see a little bit of its under-carriage as it rode over him.

Ted has now retired to Brighton, but his heart remains in the West End of London.

Item details

Author(s):
Medhurst, Ted
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21 x 14.6 x 1.4 cm
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780956282408
Number of pages:
164
Publisher:
Medhurst Books
Title:
Charlie Potatoes

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Paperback in VGC except for bumped bottom right corner. Spine unbroken, looks unread.

Ted Medhurst's life is not tragic. Nor is it inspirational.
His father killed in the war and his house destroyed by a V2, he was brought up the hard way around the bomb sites of Kings Cross. A post-war urchin, he slept under a British Army great coat and left school at 15 with no bright future ahead of him.

But he had a goal, and through a checkered life taking in Soho jazz clubs in the 50s, the building trade of the 60s, dodgy 70s shenanigans as fixer for a charismatic property developer, and massaging the egos of the aristocrats of Eaton Square for the Duke of Westminster, he has pursued it relentlessly....to be Charlie Potatoes!

Self-educated, Ted had no problem reconciling socialist politics with a life-long attachment to tailor made suits and Rolex watches. He may have had no impact on the steamroller of history, but he did see a little bit of its under-carriage as it rode over him.

Ted has now retired to Brighton, but his heart remains in the West End of London.

Author(s):
Medhurst, Ted
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21 x 14.6 x 1.4 cm
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780956282408
Number of pages:
164
Publisher:
Medhurst Books
Title:
Charlie Potatoes

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