A raw and often funny snapshot of 7-year-old Tommy's brutal young life amid the derelict terraced houses of Manchester's Hulme. This is one boy's year of adventure, abuse, crippling poverty and encounters with the welfare officers, the nuns, the police - and The Moors Murderers.
Skellow Hall 1950-1963 a True Story of a Child and Children in a Home
Author: Allan Cooke
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
A Lost Childhood This is the story of injustice and cruelty experienced by one boy during his years spent in the care of a West Riding County Councils Children's Home, from being an infant of two until the age of seventeen. Memories which have stayed with him to this day are recorded in this book. "They stole my childhood, something I will never forgive them for."
Are you a bit of a chairwarmer? Do you use the wins from a country straight to get scudded on snakebite in a blind tiger? Do you ride the waves on puddle or death drop? Vice Slang gently eases you into the language of gambling, drugs and alcohol, providing you with 3,000 words to establish yourself firmly in the world of corruption and wickedness. All words are illustrated by a reference from a variety of sources to prove their existence in alleys and dives throughout the English speaking world. This entertaining book will give you hours of reading pleasure.
Murder At the Offsite § A corporate retreat will be remembered for the number of dead bodies it generated. Murder is Such a Drag § Nobody liked the television producer, but only one person killed him. Kill the Critic § A critic did a hatchet job on a restaurant—someone returned the favor. Murder Blows Its Own Horn § What did the jazz musician find out that made him a target? An Angel Falls § Circus acrobats lead a dangerous life— at work and in love. Private detective Johnny Marr finds clues—sometimes through cleverness and sometimes through sheer luck.
A collection of the finest sandwich recipes from around the world
Author: Helen Graves
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
101 mouthwatering recipes to spread on your bread.From the humble cheese and tomato sandwich to an enormous meatball sub, the sandwich is the most versatile type of food imaginable. Whether you want a simple snack to stick in your lunchbox or something more substantial to see away a Sunday morning hangover, 101 Sandwiches has delicious recipes from around the world involving the key ingredient, bread, to make paninis, burgers, hogies, boccadillos, tartines, and more. So if you want to learn how to make a delicious caramel pork banh mi baguette from?Vietnam, a Shrimp po' boy from Louisiana, a Japanese fried noodle sandwich, or a French croque monsieur, buy this book now. Also included are recreations of historical sandwiches such as the Queen Alexandra, variations to pimp up your average BLT, and random sandwich-based facts that are guaranteed to improve your life.