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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 was once born prior to Christmas 1944, his front into the realm hastened after his mom fell over a milk churn within the blackout. on the time of his delivery, simply down the line a Derby company bus motive force was once recapturing an escaped German prisoner of conflict. regardless of his dramatic front into Derby existence, 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 well-liked weekly column in 'The Derby night Telegraph'. 'A Derby Boy' is a set 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, carrying lifestyles and nationwide occasions. those thoughts are recalled with humour and are absolute to ring a bell with a good many Derbeians. stories of mad butchers to dodgy coalmen, eccentric schoolteachers and ordinary publicans, unlawful playing and irate undertakers mix along with his family's usually tragic tale to open up a brand new perpective on existence in Derby over 4 generations.

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