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By Young, Yvonne, author
Published London: John Blake, 2019
279 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : 20 cm
Born in 1950s Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Yvonne Young's childhood was spent at the heart of the city's industry. With her grandfather working as a ship painter...

By Lee, Maureen, author
Published London: Orion, 2018
279 pages ; 20 cm
Liverpool, 1950. They say you can choose your friends, but you can't choose your family. Yet when Violet Duffy is asked to give a home to the orphaned...

By Davies, Hunter
Published Long Preston: Magna, 2015
327 pages Large print
Ivy, Dulcie, Barbara, Ann, Dorothy and Jean all had different reasons for applying to work at Carr's biscuits, but once they had put on their overalls...

By West, Juliet, author
Published London: Pan Books, 2018
323 pages ; 20 cm
In the village of Aldwick on the Sussex coast, 16-year-old Hazel faces a long, dull summer with just her self-centred mother Francine for company. But...

By Haslam, Dave, author
Published London: Constable, 2018
352 pages : 24 cm
'Sonic Youth Slept on My Floor' is writer/DJ Dave Haslam's gloriously well-crafted memoir, documenting his encounters with inspiring characters including...

By Harry, Lilian, author
Published London: Orion, 2018
253 pages : 20 cm
In the village of Burracombe, 'Dig for Victory' is more than just a wartime slogan. While the young men are away, everyone at home knows the war effort...

By MacInnes, Colin
Published London: Allison & Busby, 2011
1 v. ; 20 cm
A 20th century cult classic, 'Absolute Beginners' remains the style bible for anyone interested in Mod culture and paints a vivid picture of a changing...

By Holmes, Jenny, 1968- author
Published London: Corgi Books, 2017
437 pages ; 20 cm
1936. George Street in Bradford houses a gleaming, brand-new telephone exchange where a group of capable girls works the complicated electrical switchboards...

By Francis, June, 1941- author
Published Sutton: Severn House Paperbacks, 2017
256 pages ; 23 cm
1959. Her modelling career in tatters and her long-term relationship with her sailor boyfriend at an end, nineteen-year-old Maggie Gregory returns to...

By Fox, Barbara, 1962- author
Published Long Preston: Magna Story Sound, 2017
10 sound discs CDs (10 hrs.) Unabridged edition
Gwenda and Douglas Brady were among the millions of British children sent to live with new families for their own safety during the Second World War,...
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