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Book
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Publisher, Date:
New York, New York : Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. [2013]
Description:
176 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Summary:
Dahl presents humorous and sometimes painful anecdotes from his own childhood, including summer vacations in Norway and his years at English boarding schools.
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Notes:
First published in the United States of America by Farrar, Straus & Giroux,1984.
Contents:
Starting-point. -- Papa and Mama -- Kindergarten, 1922-3 -- Llandaff Cathedral School, 1923-5 (age 7-9). -- The bicycle and the sweet-shop -- The great mouse plot -- Mr. Coombes -- Mrs. Pratchett's revenge -- Going to Norway -- The magic Island -- A visit to the doctor -- St. Peter's, 1925-9 (age 9-13). -- First day -- Writing home -- The matron -- Homesickness -- A drive in the motor-car -- Captain Hardcastle -- Little Ellis and the boil -- Goat's tobacco -- Repton and Shell, 1929-36 (age 13-20). -- Getting dressed for the big school -- Boazers -- The headmaster -- Chocolates -- Corkers -- Fagging -- Games and photography -- Goodbye school.
ISBN:
9780142413814 (paperback)
014241381X (paperback)
9780142413814
0140089179
Other Number:
862154929
System Availability:
9
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
9
Control Number:
610526
# Local items in:
7
# System items in:
7
Call Number:
j BIO Dahl
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2013

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