A Birmingham Backstreet Boyhood

A Birmingham Backstreet Boyhood
Author : Graham V Twist
Publisher : The History Press
Total Pages : 192
Release : 2012-01-31
ISBN 10 : 9780752481425
ISBN 13 : 0752481428
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Birmingham Backstreet Boyhood Book Description:

A BIRMINGHAM BACKSTREET BOYHOOD is a fascinating, funny and poignant recollection of the experience of growing up in the slums of Nechells and Aston. All the harshness of daily life is remembered here by local author Graham Twist. Despite hard living condition and a distinct lack of money, a strong community spirit prevailed and families and neighbourhoods were close-knit. The womenfolk on particular took great pride in their homes, however humble, and scrubbed their front steps and swept the areas in front of their houses religiously. In these tough times you hoped nobody noticed you going to the 'pop shop' to pawn precious valuables to get enough money to pay the rent or buy food for the family....

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