A Nottinghamshire Pitman's Story: (Dyslexia-Smart) by David ColemanA Nottinghamshire Pitman's Story: (Dyslexia-Smart) by David Coleman

A Nottinghamshire Pitman's Story: (Dyslexia-Smart)

byDavid Coleman

Paperback | April 10, 2017

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Dyslexia-Smart: tailored for dyslexic readers but can be read by anyone. As deep coal mining has now ended as an industry in the UK, this book is part of an enduring record of mining life over a long period in the East Midlands.  The book is lavishly illustrated. Many items of mining memorabilia are shown in photographs and their use explained in the text. There are stories, poems and anecdotes, some tragic, some tender, some funny, all based on a career spent in the pits. So this is an authentic mining voice. For those who know nothing about coal mining there will be much of interest to discover, and for those who have experienced pit life, there will be a great feeling of nostalgia.

The author went to work at the coal mine from leaving school. Later he worked underground specialising in mines ventilation. He was a member of the Mines Rescue Service. He was himself involved in a near-fatal accident which involved a difficult rescue. David Coleman performs a live entertainment show, dressed in pit gear and smeared ...
Title:A Nottinghamshire Pitman's Story: (Dyslexia-Smart)Format:PaperbackDimensions:132 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.36 inPublished:April 10, 2017Publisher:Filament PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:191142565X

ISBN - 13:9781911425656