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Dominic Reeve - Smoke in the Lanes - 9781902806242 - V9781902806242
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Smoke in the Lanes

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Description for Smoke in the Lanes Paperback. This is a facsimile reprint of a classic account of the reality of life as a Gypsy in the 1950s when Travellers lived in horse drawn wagons and stopped by the wayside in quiet country lanes wherever possible, but were often driven to "atch" besides main highways. Illustrator(s): "Beshlie". Num Pages: 312 pages, 4 line drawings, glossary. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JJPG; BGA; HBTB; JFS; JHMP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 24. Weight in Grams: 404.
This facsimile reprint with a foreword by Peter Ingram of this classic account of the reality of life as a Gypsy in the 1950s when Travellers lived in horse drawn wagons and stopped by the wayside in quiet country lanes wherever possible, but were often driven to atch besides main highways as so many of the old stopping-places were fenced-off or built upon. This book is full of stories of life on the road and descriptions of colourful characters living for the present despite constant harassment by police and suspicious landowners. The author, Dominic Reeve, still lives the ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
University of Hertfordshire Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
Number of Pages
312
Place of Publication
Hatfield, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781902806242
SKU
V9781902806242
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About Dominic Reeve
The author is notoriously secretive and his true name and any personal details about his past have never been publicly disclosed. It is known, however, that he took to the life of a Traveller in his late teens (he was not born a Gypsy) and although turned seventy continues to live and earn his living in the traditional way. His ... Read more

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