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A Yorkshire Boyhood

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It was not until he was dead and I was forty that I realised my father was once in Holy Orders,' Roy Hattersley tells us in the opening pages of A YORKSHIRE BOYHOOD; so setting the tone for an elegant, continually surprising book. A somewhat precocious only child, Roy grew up surrounded by protective, ever-anxious adults, equally determined to expose him to books and to shield him from germs -- second-hand books were decontaminated by a sharp session in the oven. Uncle Ernest, a timber merchant's clerk celebrated for his ...

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A Yorkshire Boyhood
2003, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349116556

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A Yorkshire Boyhood
2001, Little, Brown & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780316853835

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A Yorkshire Boyhood
1996, Pan Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780330348065

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A Yorkshire Boyhood
1991, Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd, Anstey, Leics

ISBN-13: 9780708924457

Large type / large print edition

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A Yorkshire Boyhood
1990, Pan Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780330313940

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A Yorkshire Boyhood
1987, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192814814

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A Yorkshire Boyhood
1983, Chatto & Windus, London

ISBN-13: 9780701126131

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