Beneath Safer Skies: A Child Evacuee in Shropshire by Anthea ToftBeneath Safer Skies: A Child Evacuee in Shropshire by Anthea Toft

Beneath Safer Skies: A Child Evacuee in Shropshire

byAnthea Toft

Hardcover | September 4, 2014

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Fleeing the heavy bombing in Kent in 1940, Anthea Toft was eight years old when she arrived with her mother to live on a remote farm in deepest Shropshire. The contrast between her sheltered middle class life in the Home Counties, and that of the hard-working rural existence of the farming folk with whom she found herself, is vividly recorded in this remarkable account. A sensitive and nervous child, Anthea recalls with astonishing clarity the events that changed her young life at that time.A fascinating snap-shot of the farming communities and a lost way of rural life in Shropshire during the second world war.Anthea's account as a child-evacuee is interspersed with photographs and highlights from letters written between her parents at the time.
Title:Beneath Safer Skies: A Child Evacuee in ShropshireFormat:HardcoverDimensions:128 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:September 4, 2014Publisher:Merlin Unwin BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1906122652

ISBN - 13:9781906122652

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