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I Survived a 70’s Childhood
Author: John Hawksworth
Publish: March 12, 2019
Format: ebook, Paperback
Pages: 149
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Book URL: Buy

Take a nostalgic 1970’s wander through Halewood in Merseyside, where the pace of life is slower but never ever dull, and health and safety are two separate words.

This evocative story of a teenage boys anxt and experiences of grief and suicide, clips round the ear from the local copper, family complications, school life and friendships will have you reaching for the tissues one minute and chuckling the next.

Sit back and watch as he grows up and tackles all kinds of obstacles and challenges that would have once had him cowering. From his Scout adventures, practical jokes, dealing with puberty, sex and going off to university, to the surprising discovery of his close friends dark secret, which would split his friends family up. This is one of those books you have to read in one sitting.

And if you survived a 70’s childhood, you won’t just resonate with the comical antics of this young chap and his three closest pals, you’ll also appreciate the finely detailed social commentary and history of this iconic time that is peppered through very paragraph and page.

Available to purchase through Amazon as a paperback and eBook.




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