The Headscarf Revolutionaries by Brian W. LaveryThe Headscarf Revolutionaries by Brian W. Lavery

The Headscarf Revolutionaries

byBrian W. Lavery

Paperback | October 1, 2016

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In the harsh Arctic seas of 1968, three trawlers from Hull’s fleet sank in just three weeks. 58 men died. Lilian Bilocca put down her filleting knife, wrote a petition, and stormed into action. With her army of fishwives she took her battle to the docks and led a raid on Parliament. They changed the shipping laws. Lillian Bilocca became an international celebrity. The lone survivor of the tragedies made headlines too. In a tight fishing community, it’s dangerous to stand out.
Brian W. Lavery was born in Glasgow’s East End in 1959, the fourth of six sons of William, a sheet metal worker and Margaret, a shop assistant. He has been a university drop-out, factory worker, car valeter, market trader, waiter, Customs and Excise officer (very briefly) and is now a journalist, tutor and writer. After 25 years of var...
Title:The Headscarf RevolutionariesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 0.7 inPublished:October 1, 2016Publisher:Barbican PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1909954144

ISBN - 13:9781909954144

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