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By Anton Rippon

ISBN-10: 0750947705

ISBN-13: 9780750947701

ISBN-10: 0753194848

ISBN-13: 9780753194843

Anton Rippon is a Derby boy via and during. He used to be born earlier than Christmas 1944, his front into the area hastened after his mom fell over a milk churn within the blackout. on the time of his beginning, simply down the line a Derby company bus driving force used to be recapturing an escaped German prisoner of warfare. regardless of his dramatic front into Derby lifestyles, Anton survived to develop into one of many city's best-known writers and personalities with a string of books to his identify and a favored weekly column in 'The Derby night Telegraph'. 'A Derby Boy' is a suite of Anton's memories of formative years, teenage years and his advent to the bustling international of labor. Nostalgia abounds with stories of relatives, schooldays, journeys to theatres and cinemas, outlets and streets, pubs and golf equipment, wearing lifestyles and nationwide occasions. those thoughts are recalled with humour and are guaranteed to ring a bell with a very good many Derbeians. stories of mad butchers to dodgy coalmen, eccentric schoolteachers and unusual publicans, unlawful playing and irate undertakers mix along with his family's frequently tragic tale to open up a brand new perpective on existence in Derby over 4 generations.

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