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This time next year we'll be laughing : a memoir / Jacqueline Winspear.

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  • 7 of 7 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
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Summary:

"After sixteen novels, Jacqueline Winspear has taken the bold step of turning to memoir, revealing the hardships and joys of her family history. Both shockingly frank and deftly restrained, her memoir tackles such difficult, poignant, and fascinating family memories as her paternal grandfather's shellshock, her mother's evacuation from London during the Blitz; her soft-spoken animal-loving father's torturous assignment to an explosives team during WWII; her parents' years living with Romani Gypsies; and Jacqueline's own childhood working on farms in rural Kent, capturing her ties to the land and her dream of being a writer at its very inception. An eye-opening and heartfelt portrayal of a post-War England we rarely see, This Time Next Year We'll Be Laughing is the story of a childhood in the English countryside, of working class indomitability and family secrets, of artistic inspiration and the price of memory." --Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 823.92 .W782t 2020 (Text) 37814003423226 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 09/21/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781641292696
  • ISBN: 1641292695
  • Physical Description: 303 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Soho, [2020]

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Summary, etc.:
"After sixteen novels, Jacqueline Winspear has taken the bold step of turning to memoir, revealing the hardships and joys of her family history. Both shockingly frank and deftly restrained, her memoir tackles such difficult, poignant, and fascinating family memories as her paternal grandfather's shellshock, her mother's evacuation from London during the Blitz; her soft-spoken animal-loving father's torturous assignment to an explosives team during WWII; her parents' years living with Romani Gypsies; and Jacqueline's own childhood working on farms in rural Kent, capturing her ties to the land and her dream of being a writer at its very inception. An eye-opening and heartfelt portrayal of a post-War England we rarely see, This Time Next Year We'll Be Laughing is the story of a childhood in the English countryside, of working class indomitability and family secrets, of artistic inspiration and the price of memory." --Provided by publisher.
Subject: Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955- > Childhood and youth.
Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955- > Family.
Authors, English > 21st century > Biography.
Working class families > England > 20th century > Biography.
Genre: Autobiographies.
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