Goodbye East End: An Evacuee's Story by David MerronGoodbye East End: An Evacuee's Story by David Merron

Goodbye East End: An Evacuee's Story

byDavid Merron

Paperback | June 28, 2016

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A powerful memoir of a young boy's evacuation from the East End of London during World War II.

As Hitler's bombs threatened London during World War Two, eight-year-old David Merron was removed from his family and close-knit Jewish community in the East End and evacuated to the safety of the English countryside. Placed into the car of strangers, life was sometimes unpredictable and lonely. But, with time, the rural world became an exciting adventure playground in which he flourished.

Set against a dramatic wartime backdrop, Goodbye East End is about the conflict between a London boy's unexpected love of the countryside and his guilt about not missing home as much as he might. It's the moving story of a childhood experience that changed a young boy's life forever.
Born in London's East End, DAVID MERRON was evacuated as a wartime child to the countryside. After Grammar School he served two years of National Service. On demobilisation, he moved to a kibbutz in Israel, where he stayed for fifteen years, serving periods as general secretary, farm manager and building supervisor. During this time, h...
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Title:Goodbye East End: An Evacuee's StoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 7.8 × 5 × 0.9 inPublished:June 28, 2016Publisher:TransworldLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0552171476

ISBN - 13:9780552171472

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