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Title:Red Hill; A Mining Community
Price:AUD$14.90 (about USD$10.00)
Item ID:SB00-0108778
Publisher:William Heinemann, London, 1986
Dust Jacket:Good
William Heinemann, 1986, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

490 g.; XII, 196 pages, preface by author appendices and acknowledgements. Black coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. A little rubbing to the backstrip and book corners. Dust marks to the top text block edge and some marking to the other edges. Staining, yellow, to the endpapers and light age toning of the internal text. Black-and-white photographic cover with a silver background with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing and marking to the dustwrapper panels. Staining to the fold over panels. Some fading to the backstrip. Staining to the verso of the dustwrapper. " The miners' strike of 1984-5 was one of the longest and most bitter in Britain's history, and polarised arguments and emotions with more force than any other industrial dispute for years. Six months after the ended Tony Parker went to the north-east of England to discover the feelings and thoughts of a community around a coal-mine scheduled to be closed, but where there was still hope that the National Coal Board might retrieve it. Talking with those on both sides of the dispute -- miners, their wives, Union officials, policemen, shopkeepers, young people, Coal Board officials, schoolteachers and many others -- he offers a truthful and move important of arrived in a coalfield community to day." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Politics & Government; History -- British; Unions; ISBN: 0434577715. ISBN/EAN: 9780434577712. Inventory No: 0108778.
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