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Colourful Characters from East Anglia

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Title:Colourful Characters from East Anglia
Price:GBP£5.00 (about USD$6.30)
ISBN:9780950796383
Book ID:B009-2509
Quantity:1
Publisher:Barbara Hopkinson Books, Norwich, Norfolk, 1986
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Barbara Hopkinson Books, 1986, Softcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

It is something to be thankful for that we are not all alike. The individual differences that separate us may be small but they ensure that everyone is unique. Many of us try to minimise our differences but there are those without such inhibitions who exaggerate their personal egos in one direction or another. All such characters are a bit larger than life; they are somewhat inflated, somewhat obsessive, even a little mad but we can be grateful even as we deride them since they show us how very level-headed we are ourselves. The people here chosen include those only mildly off-beat together with more colourful characters. There is a parson-highwayman, a man who washed trees, a super-fraud, a duellist and a miser. They are not Likely to persuade us that eccentricity is a good thing but they may enlarge our conception of the wide stage of life and the strange roles that some people play. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 120 pages. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Red titles spine;. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History; England; Genealogy & Local History. ISBN: 0950796387. ISBN/EAN: 9780950796383. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2509.
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