Lifting the Latch

Lifting the Latch : A Life on the Land - Based on the Life of Mont Abbott of Enstone, Oxfordshire

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For nearly eighty years, Mont Abbott lived and worked on the land round the parish of Enstone in Oxfordshire. Constructed from a series of taped conversations with Mont, the author has created a record of custom and change in this tightly-knit rural community. The work describes individuals who played an important part in the life of Mont and gives an indication not only of the warmth and loyalty of the community, but also of the hardship and poverty which existed at that time. Her book "Country Kate" was turned into a radio script which won The Writers Guild of GB Award for 1974.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 206 pages
  • 127 x 195.58 x 12.7mm | 199.58g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • frontispiece, halftones, map
  • 019282161X
  • 9780192821614

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