This is a nostalgic look back at the 1940s, a fascinating insight into a unique journey taken by a group of ordinary women, a sympathetic portrait of youth and its hopes and expectations - and a reflection on the challenges of life, and love.Catherine Dyson ... He used to repair our shoes (this was when we lived in Surry Hills); he had lasts and the leather, and these tiny little sharp tacks. ... It was a twostorey, threebedroom house, and still had the toilet up the backyard, and a big old copper and a bath with ... My brothers were in the services: Bill was in Darwin for the bombing, he was a gunner; Bert was in the navy, he joined up straight awayanbsp;...
|Title||:||Swing by Sailor|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2011-02-01|