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Sweet Sorrel Suffolk Voices from the Past

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ISBN-10: 1491226722

ISBN-13: 9781491226728

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sydney Higgins

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In the mid-1970s, Sydney Higgins, was living in rural Suffolk where he became friends with local old men and women and spent hours listening to their songs and their fascinating accounts of their lives and experiences. At the funeral of one of these elderly friends, he realised that his memories off the previous eighty years and the story of his life had died with him. It was then he decided to record and transcribe some of his conversations with his village friends. It was not then his intention to use the material to write a book. Decades later, he re-read the transcripts and became aware that, although the speakers had died years ago, their voices from the past were demanding to be…    
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Book details

List price: $7.00
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 11/8/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 140
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.32" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Anna and Sydney Higgins have three sons and a lifetime's involvement in education. Both have taught in the UK, Uganda and Italy. Over sixty of their books have been published. Both have written books for children and he has written biographies including 'Rider Haggard: The Great Storyteller' and 'The Benn Inheritance'. He has also ghosted books, including 'Stroll On' for Tony Booth, 'Piper Alpha - A Survivor's Story' for Ed Punchard, 'The Pirelli Book of Motor Racing Heroes' for John Surtees and 'Nicola: A Second Chance to Live' for Nicola Owen. At the moment, both are English Professors at an Italian university. They are also examiners for the Cambridge ESOL examinations. Previously,…