The Seventeenth Child

by Ethel George

Edited by Carole and Michael Blackwell

(212 pages, 28 black & white photos)

An unrivalled piece of oral history describing the life of a large and poor family in Cavalry Street, Norwich, between the wars. Ethel is now 91 and some of her elder brothers fought in the Great War. She celebrates her mother’s heroic struggle to keep the family respectable while Father drank away too much of the family income.

ISBN 978 1 90400630 5


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