346 страниц. 2011 год. This book was written by an 82 year old woman for her children and grand children. It follows her life from birth in a poor working class area to the present. It relates the war years, two periods of evacuation to the country side to avoid The Blitz, two occasions of being bombed out, and sleeping in air raids shelters and the Underground. Her marriage to a man who served in the 8th army ---a desert rat. His own account of his life in care from the age of 4 to 16.and his life in the army Her description of her breakdown after child birth and subsequent recovery leading to employment in the Civil Service, in three departments, Prison Department ,in Wormwood Scrubs, Lord Chancellor's at the Old Bailey and HM Custom and Excise . Then details of her life in retirement including problems with her Church (RC. The book was written as a catharsis and for historical details for her family.