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Bombs & Betty Grable

Bombs & Betty Grable (Paperback)

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John Wilcox has written seven novels of historical adventure and two books of non-fiction. Now, however, he tells the story of how he grew up as a maths-hating boy in the back streets of Birmingham during the war, dodging the German bombs but pledging his undying love for an iconic Betty Grable, and then succeeding as a journalist and businessman before surviving the greatest tragedy of his life. It's a tale that gives insight to the war years and to the growth of a great industrial city - but it is also one of love, humour and of personal struggle. Wilcox still can't do sums, but he can write. This is not so much a memoir, more a warm, personal retrospective of an eventful period in Britain's history.

BiographyBiography: generalAutobiography: generalHistory & PoliticsMilitary HistorySecond World War Publisher: Brewin Books Publication Date: 01/05/2010 ISBN-13: 9781858584560  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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