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0552171476
Paperback:Goodbye East End; an evacuee's story:2015 Goodbye East End; an evacuee's story
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Author: Merron
Publication year: 2015
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Classification: 940.531
Publisher: Corgi Books
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780552171472 0552171476
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At the start of World War 2, when Hitler's bombs threatened to rain down hell, eight-year-old David Merron was taken from the heart of his close-knit Jewish community in London's East End and evacuated to the safety of the English countryside. Transplanted into an alien world, adrift from his nurturing family and at the mercy of strangers, life was frightening and lonely. The strangeness of this new existence - its religious and cultural shifts - left David confused and questioning not only his faith but his very sense of self. D
Additional information: 288 pages, 20 cm
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I loved this book, a bitter sweet real story. It brought back memories of my father and his stories of this boyhood war years. I would love to know what happened next and highly recommend it
21/09/19
Mortisha
West Sussex
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