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Nobbut a Lad
Alan Titchmarsh
Luigi Bonomi
Classification : Biography & Memoir
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Hodder Paperbacks
Page Extent : 336
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780340831182
Price : 575

About the book
In this warm, wonderfully evocative and often hilarious memoir one of the best-loved men in Britain, Alan Titchmarsh, brilliantly recalls his childhood in 1950s Yorkshire. Alan Titchmarsh grew up, and developed his passion for nature in the wild and beautiful landscape of Yorkshire. A real treat for his millions of fans, the ever-popular presenter vividly depicts a childhood of simple pleasures like climbing trees and fishing in streams, in a time of post-war austerity. It was not a deprived childhood, yet neither was the garden eternally rosy and Alan's colourful portrait of a bygone era brings poignant moments and others that leave you aching with laughter. Alan's sharp eye for detail brings to life various family members and their memorable quirks, as well as local characters, childhood haunts and significant events that have shaped his life. Filled with Alan's inimitable down-to-earth humour and heart-warming tales, this memoir is guaranteed to be every bit as well-loved as Trowel and Error, which has now sold over 400,000 copies, and become a classic of childhood memoir.

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Alan Titchmarsh
Britain's favourite gardener, Alan Titchmarsh, is the main presenter of the BBC's television coverage of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. He is known worldwide for his expertise in gardening and for his m...(+)
Luigi Bonomi
Sally Worboyes was born and grew up in Stepney with four brothers and a sister. She now lives in Norfolk with her husband and three children. She has written plays broadcast on Radio Four, East End...(+)