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The Road to Nab End: A Lancashire Childhood
by William Woodruff | Biographies & Memoirs
Registered by wingLittleSuzwing of Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom on 3/10/2018
Average 10 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

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2 journalers for this copy...

Journal Entry 1 by wingLittleSuzwing from Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom on Saturday, March 10, 2018

10 out of 10

What an amazing autobiography. It was so grim, yet not miserable. It was so heartwarming, yet not saccharine. I've come across Woodruff's story in history books quite a bit in the past I think, but it was wonderful to read it laid out in the original. He was an exceptional man to be able to tell this tale so eloquently in the end, but my how many millions of forgotten names must have lived in similar circumstances?

I'm trying to think of which bits will stay with me the longest. Probably the bit about the child's accident on the railway to be honest! But also the image of a half-starved Woodruff pushing a barrow around Blackburn filled with expensive groceries for the wealthy. 


Journal Entry 2 by wingLittleSuzwing at Filmhouse Cinema in Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom on Sunday, March 18, 2018

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Released 3 mos ago (3/18/2018 UTC) at Filmhouse Cinema in Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom

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Journal Entry 3 by wingCassandra2020wing at Roslin, Scotland United Kingdom on Monday, March 19, 2018

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Picked up at meetup - thank you! As a Lancashire lass, I think I'll enjoy this one 


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