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by Billy Hopkins | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0755330110 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingKafka1954wing of Deurne, Antwerpen / Anvers Belgium on 8/20/2017
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Journal Entry 1 by wingKafka1954wing from Deurne, Antwerpen / Anvers Belgium on Sunday, August 20, 2017

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The much-loved tale of a northern lad during the Second World War.
It was on a Sunday night in 1928 that Billy Hopkins made his first appearance. Billy's tenement home on the outskirts of Manchester would be considered a slum today, but he lived there happily with his large Catholic family, hatching money-making schemes with his many friends. When war came, and the Luftwaffe dominated the night sky, Billy was evacuated to Blackpool. There he lived on a starvation diet while his own rations went to feed his landlady's children - I might as well be in Strangeways! - But even the cruel blows that were to be dealt to the family on his return to Manchester would not destroy Billy's fighting spirit - or his sense of humour.

Journal Entry 2 by wingKafka1954wing at Zwerfboekenrek station Mol in Mol, Antwerpen / Anvers Belgium on Thursday, January 10, 2019

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