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My East End: Memories of Life in Cockney London by Gilda O'Neill

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My East End: Memories of Life in Cockney London by Gilda O'Neill

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The East End of London is filled with cockneys, criminals, street markets, pub singalongs, dog racing, jellied eels... it is a place at once appealing and unruly, comforting and incomprehensible. The author, an East Ender herself, shows there is more to this fascinating area than a collection of cliched images.

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'Every page is a delight. Every chapter made vivid by a writer who has poured heart and soul into her book'. - Val Hennessy, "Daily Mail". The East End of London - cockneys, criminals, street markets, pub singalongs, dog racing, jellied eels...it is a place at once appealing and unruly, comforting and incomprehensible. Gilda O'Neill, an East Ender herself shows there is more to this fascinating area than a collection of cliched images. Using oral history and more traditional sources she builds up a powerful image of this community - bringing to us, with wit and honesty, the real story of London's East End.

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SKU GOR000432160
Title My East End: Memories of Life in Cockney London
Author By (author) Gilda O'Neill
Contributor No
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2000
Page Number 376
ISBN 0140259503
ISBN13 9780140259506
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes No
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.

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