A Slice of Bread and Jam

Author: Tommy Rattigan



Category: Hulme (England)

Page: 400

View: 432

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.

Institutionalized in a Children's Home

Skellow Hall 1950-1963 a True Story of a Child and Children in a Home

Author: Allan Cooke

Publisher: AuthorHouse


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 270

View: 541

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."


Crosscultural Perspectives on Narrative in Prose and Verse

Author: Joseph Harris, Ph.D.

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 436

View: 800

Comparative studies of a number of mixed prose-and-verse literatures, from Europe to the Orient, from classical culture to the 19th century.

Vice Slang

Author: Tom Dalzell

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 176

View: 847

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.

Death in 5

Author: Martin A. David

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation


Category: Fiction

Page: 147

View: 967

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.

Basic Nursing

Author: Eve Rosemarie Duffield Bendall



Category: Nursing

Page: 226

View: 120

101 Sandwiches

A collection of the finest sandwich recipes from around the world

Author: Helen Graves

Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small


Category: Cooking

Page: 144

View: 541

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.

Ezra and Dorothy Pound

letters in captivity, 1945-1946

Author: Ezra Pound

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 398

View: 102

A collection of 150 unpublished letters

The Compact Scottish National Dictionary

Containing All the Scottish Words Known to be in Use Or to Have Been in Use Since C.1700, Arranged Partly on Regional Lines and Partly on Historical Principles

Author: William Grant

Publisher: Scottish National Dictionary Association Limited


Category: English language

Page: 1186

View: 360

Experimental and Therapeutic Dietetics

Author: Margaret Alexander Ohlson



Category: Diet in disease

Page: 156

View: 478

First published in 1962 under title: Handbook of experimental and therapeutic diets, prepared by the staff of the Nutrition Dept., University Hospitals, University of Iowa.