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- DescriptionThis book was conceived after reading Vera Brittain's Testament of Youth and Testament of Friendship. Winifred Holtby died very early after suffering from Bright's Disease - renal failure - aged only 37 in 1935. Into these years, she crammed more than most people achieve in an average life.
- Author BiographyAntony Webb was born in March 1940 during the Second World War, and he saw two homes destroyed by German bombing. He was educated at Sherborne Preparatory School in Beddington, Surrey, and then won a scholarship to Croydon Secondary Technical School. Webb joined the Royal Navy in 1957 and saw active service in South Arabia and East Africa. He rose to Weapons Engineering Warrant Officer and retired in 1981. He was a mature student and has studied at Brighton University, achieving a Higher National Certificate. He was later awarded a BSc (Hons) Open Degree in Social and Political Science. Webb joined the Civil Service and worked for Special Branch and Scotland Yard. He retired in 2000 and then worked as an advocate for the elderly in the Norfolk Elders Advocacy Alliance (NEAA), retiring again in 2005.
- PublisherCambridge Scholars Publishing
- Date of Publication10/07/2012
- GenrePoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Place of PublicationNewcastle upon Tyne
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge Scholars Publishing
- Weight653 g
- Width148 mm
- Height212 mm
- Edited byAntony Webb
- Format DetailsWith dust jacket
- Edition Statement1st Unabridged
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