Night Song of the Last Tram

Night Song of the Last Tram

Author: Robert Douglas

Publisher:

ISBN: 0340838612

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

View: 731

Download Now
A memoir of growing up in a one-room Glasgow tenement, during and, immediately after, the Second World War. Although young Robert Douglas's life was blighted by the cruel if sporadic presence of his father, it was equally blessed by the love of his mother, Janet.
Night Song of the Last Tram
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Robert Douglas
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-05 - Publisher:

A memoir of growing up in a one-room Glasgow tenement, during and, immediately after, the Second World War. Although young Robert Douglas's life was blighted by the cruel if sporadic presence of his father, it was equally blessed by the love of his mother, Janet.
Night Song of the Last Tram - A Glasgow Childhood
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Robert Douglas
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-13 - Publisher: Hachette UK

This is a wonderfully colourful and deeply poignant memoir of growing up in a 'single end' - one room in a Glasgow tenement - during and immediately after the Second World War. Although young Robert Douglas's life was blighted by the cruel if sporadic presence of his father, it was
Our Glasgow
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Piers Dudgeon
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-25 - Publisher: Hachette UK

This ebook edition contains the full text version as per the book. Doesn't include original photographic and illustrated material. This oral history of Glasgow spans most of the last century - a time of economic downturn and eventual renewal, in which the many communities making up the city experienced upheavals
Reading Across Worlds
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: J. Procter, B. Benwell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-17 - Publisher: Springer

Combining sustained empirical analysis of reading group conversations with four case studies of classic and contemporary novels: Things Fall Apart, White Teeth, Brick Lane and Small Island, this book pursues what can be gained through a comparative approach to reading and readerships.
Pain and Retribution
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: David Wilson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-15 - Publisher: Reaktion Books

Today, the Tower of London is a tourist site, home only to the crown jewels, but not long ago the imposing structure held traitors, political prisoners, and more, often on their way to the chopping block. Even outside of this famous building, prisons have changed radically since the Norman Conquest