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The poor boy who made his fortune . . . not just once but twice

Little Jeff Pearce grew up in a post-war Liverpool slum. His father lived the life of an affluent gentleman whilst his mother was forced to steal bread to feed her starving children. Life was tough and from the moment Jeff could walk he learned to go door to door, begging rags from the rich, which he sold down the markets. Leaving school at the age of fourteen, he embarked on an extraordinary journey, and found himself, before…


A Pocketful Of Holes And Dreams

ISBN 10 : 9780241951071
ISBN 13 : 0241951070

The poor boy who made his fortune . . . not just once but twice Little Jeff Pearce grew up in a post-war Liverpool slum. His father lived the life of an affluent gentleman whilst h..


Bing Crosby

ISBN 10 : 0786234237
ISBN 13 : 9780786234233

Traces the rise of Bing Crosby from his early successes as a radio star to his initial foray into Hollywood...


Wrong Place Wrong Time

ISBN 10 : 9781468926958
ISBN 13 : 1468926950

Having lost everything, I leave memories of a London police cell behind me and head for Spain with its promise of adventure and fun. Little do I know that I'm about to be thrust in..


A Pocket Full Of Rye Miss Marple

ISBN 10 : 9780007422708
ISBN 13 : 0007422709

A handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman.....


Who Owns The Ice House

ISBN 10 : 0971305919
ISBN 13 : 9780971305915

Drawing on the entrepreneurial life lessons that Pulitzer nominee Clifton Taulbert learned from his Uncle Cleve, the author chronicles Taulbert's journey from life in the Mississip..


Keeping My Sister S Secrets

ISBN 10 : 9781760554941
ISBN 13 : 1760554944

Eva, Peggy and Kathleen were sisters born into a close-knit working class family, living in a tiny terraced house in a street so rough the police would only walk down it in pairs. ..


Blue Above The Chimneys

ISBN 10 : 9780141972510
ISBN 13 : 0141972513

The wild childhood of a Glasgow tenement urchin Born during the Second World War in Glasgow, Christine Fraser was her mother's eighth child. Growing up with her siblings in a tiny ..