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Growing Up in the Gorbals

Ralph Glasser

Growing Up in the Gorbals

by Ralph Glasser

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Published by Ulverscroft Large Print .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • British & Irish history: from c 1900 -,
  • Central Scotland,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7971410M
    ISBN 100750520590
    ISBN 109780750520591

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    Growing Up in the Gorbals: The Ralph Glasser Omnibus. Gorbals. Gorbals Boys. True Tales from Glasgow's Meanest Streets. The Real Gorbals Story. Colin MacFarlane was born in the Gorbals in the s, 20 years after the publication of No Mean City, the classic novel about pre-war life in what was once Glasgow's most deprived district.   A street scene in the Gorbals, which was snapped by Picture Post photographer Bert Hardy Credit: Getty Images. The tenement blocks in the Gorbals sprung up .

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Growing Up in the Gorbals by Ralph Glasser Download PDF EPUB FB2

Growing up in the Gorbals is one of my favourite books. It’s a coming-of-age drama set in a period when even the plague rats demanded new housing. Glasser is Jewish and an outsider.

Kids don’t know whether to batter him for being a Proddy or a Catholic, or just leave him alone/5. Ralph Glasser's Gorbals Trilogy is an extraordinary account of a remarkable life. In Growing Up in the Gorbals, Glasser describes his childhood and adolescence in the impoverished slums of the Glasgow tenements in the s and the hardships and heartaches that went with it/5(7).

Growing Up in the Gorbals. Born to Jewish immigrant parents living in the notorious Gorbals of Glasgow, Ralph Glasser vividly recounts his hardships and childhood troubles/5(2). Growing Up in the Gorbals by Glasser, Ralph and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Growing Up in the Gorbals by Glasser, Ralph - AbeBooks.

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Glasser, Ralph. Growing up in the Gorbals. London: Chatto & Windus, COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Growing Up in the Gorbals 作者: Glasser, Ralph 出版社: Midpoint Trade Books Inc 页数: 定价: 装帧: Pap ISBN: 豆瓣评分. In the third volume of his acclaimed memoirs, bestselling author Colin MacFarlane reveals what it was like to grow up on the streets of the Gorbals during this period. Be prepared to be shocked and entertained at the adventures of the gang that called themselves the Incredible Gorbals Diehards.

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My latest book Emah Roo [ say it backwards ] is my life growing up in the Gorbals/Oatlands area and more poems of mine, plus Glasgow jokes. I have donated all the proceeds from this book to go towards helping get a statue erected in memory of Benny Lynch.

Author Colin MacFarlane was born in Glasgow's Gorbals in He grew up on the same street that fictional razor king Johnnie Stark inhabited in No Mean City. The book had been published 20 years.

Growing Up in the Gorbals begins the remarkable story of Ralph Glasser's life. Born to Jewish immigrant parents living in the notorious Gorbals of Glasgow, he here vividly recounts the hardships and troubles of such a childhood/5(9).

Growing Up in the Gorbals di Glasser, Ralph su - ISBN - ISBN - Chatto & Windus - - Rilegato/5(29). "Growing Up in the Gorbals" describes Ralph Glasser's impoverished childhood and adolescence in Glasgow's slum tenements. "Gorbals Boy at Oxford" takes him, with a scholarship, to Oxford; into the army; and back to wartime : Ralph Glasser.

Growing Up in the Gorbals by Glasser, Ralph and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Growing Up in the Gorbals by Glasser, Ralph.

His first volume of a highly praised autobiographical trilogy Growing Up in the Gorbals was published infollowed by Gorbals Boy at Oxford () and Gorbals Voices, Siren Songs in In his last book, Gorbals Legacy (), he looked back again at how his "Faustian Familiar" had moulded and influenced his path through life.

Colin MacFarlane's autobiography, The Real Gorbals Story: True Tales from Glasgow's Meanest Streets (Edinburgh ), describes growing up in the s in Gorbals [citation needed] A scene in the promotional documentary short The Frasers' Return (), directed by Harvey Harrison, was shot in Gorbals council y: Scotland.

Tenement blocks sprang up in s to provide homes for the city's growing population of industrial workers Thousands flocked from Italy, Ireland and. Everyone has good memories of their growing up, and mine was a wonderful one of my childhood in the era of the old tenements buildings in the Gorbals and Oatlands area in the south side of Glasgow.

Every day for us was like an adventure with so many things to do and our street games could last all day long (especially in the school summer /5(26).

Autobiography: His first volume of a highly praised autobiographical trilogy Growing Up in the Gorbals was published infollowed by Gorbals Boy at Oxford () and Gorbals Voices, Siren Songs in. Growing Up in the Gorbals describes Ralph Glasser s impoversihed childhood and adolescent in Glasgow s slum tenements.

Gorbals Boy at Oxford takes him, with a scholarship, to Oxford; into the army; and back to wartime Oxford. With Gorbals Voices, Siren Songs, Ralph Glasser concluded his brilliant autobiographical sequence: venturing in to the perplexing, wayward world of .A 32 page tabloid magazine providing a regular, recognised, quality platform for long-form essays about literature, the review of books published in, written in, or vaguely about Scotland or written by Scottish writers as well as coverage of the arts in general - theatre.

Douglas tells a story that is both sad, humorous and nostalgic, about what it was like to grow up in poverty in midth century Glasgow. See more .