This Boy

This Boy

Large Print - 2015
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This is the story of two incredible women: Alan Johnson's mother, Lily, who battled against poor health, poverty, domestic violence and loneliness to try to ensure a better future for her children; and his sister, Linda, who had to assume an enormous amount of responsibility to protect her family.
Publisher: Leicester : Charnwood, 2015
Edition: First Charnwood edition
Description: 328 pages (large print), 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781444823462
Branch Call Number: LP 941.085092 Joh
Additional Contributors: Johnson, Alan 1950 May 17-

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oldlady
Jan 07, 2015

Please cancel my request to purchase this book.

kbraunizer Dec 14, 2013

This is a fabulous book and shows that even if a child starts with nothing in life and faces many obstacles along the way, they can get through it and become very successful in later life. The role his sister, Linda took at such a young age when their mother dies is admirable and I don't think many 16 year olds would do that in the current world. Highly recommend this book.

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