The Boy From Treacle Bumstead: A Country Lad's Journey From Reform School to National Service

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This brilliantly written memoir takes the reader on a journey into the past, to a rural England long gone, when horses worked the fields and small boys spent most of their time outdoors. Ken Sears was born in 1934 to a poor farming family in Hertfordshire - the fifth child of what would be eleven. He learns how to fend for himself at an early age. His boyhood life coincides with wartime, evacuees and American GIs arriving in his home town of Hemel Hempstead (the 'Treacle Bumpstead' of the title). At the age of nine he is ...

The Boy From Treacle Bumstead: A Country Lad's Journey From Reform School to National Service 2013, Simon & Schuster Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781471113574

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