Road to the Dales

Road to the Dales : The Story of a Yorkshire Lad

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In this title, Gervase tells of a life full of happiness, conversation, music and books shared with his three siblings, mother and father. This book is a snapshot of growing up in Yorkshire in the 1950s - reminisce with Gervase, and share in his personal journey - of school days and holidays as well as his tentative steps into the adult world. Devour numerous uproarious stories including the incident involving a broken greenhouse, crashing his brother's newly restored bike as well as secrets about his first dates, adventures at summer camp, family trips to Blackpool and many other captivating tales. With a wicked ear for the comical, and a sharp eye for detail, this beautifully written book visits poignant moments, significant events and precious memories from a boy called Gervase.
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Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 126 x 142 x 24mm | 204.12g
  • Penguin Audiobooks
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • 0141041250
  • 9780141041254
  • 691,863

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About Gervase Phinn

Gervase Phinn is a teacher, freelance lecturer, author, poet, school inspector, educational consultant and visiting professor of education - but none of these is more important than his family. For fourteen years he taught in a range of schools, then acted as General Advisor for Language Development in Rotherham before moving on to North Yorkshire, where he spent ten years as a school inspector - time that has provided so much source material for his books. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an Honorary Fellow of St John's College, York.
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97 ratings
4.09 out of 5 stars
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4 34% (33)
3 18% (17)
2 3% (3)
1 3% (3)
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