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    A Time from the World (Paperback) By (author) Rowena Farre, By (author) Jay Griffiths, Illustrated by Alice Pattullo

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    DescriptionRowena Farre led a double life while studying art in London as a young woman. For months on end she would disappear to Scotland or the English-Welsh borderlands, where she lived as part of a Gypsy community. Here she met different kinds of travellers - tramps and mumpers, tinkers and didikais, and the enigmatic Romanies - all living on the fringes of society. She found it an uncertain existence of hard work and modest means, fruit-picking, labouring on farms, hawking goods from village to village. But she also found a life of rewarding friendships, unusual freedom, and even love. Written by a woman who refused to acknowledge the social divisions that keep us apart, A Time From the World is an intimate account of a nomadic culture that is repeatedly sensationalised, glamourised, demonised, and just plain misunderstood. Rowena Farre was a remarkable woman, a traveller in the truest sense, whose life was driven by an enduring curiosity in her fellow human beings.


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    Title
    A Time from the World
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rowena Farre, By (author) Jay Griffiths, Illustrated by Alice Pattullo
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 189
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781908213204
    ISBN 10: 1908213205
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0
    BIC subject category V2: BG
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: WTLC
    B&T General Subject: 800
    B&T Merchandise Category: TVL
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    Ingram Subject Code: TR
    Libri: I-TR
    Abridged Dewey: 910
    BIC children’s book marketing category: E5N79
    BISAC V2.8: TRV010000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 23600
    DC23: 910.4092
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: DX213 .M25 2013
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Little Toller Books
    Imprint name
    Little Toller Books
    Publication date
    28 February 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Wimborne Minster