The Resource Cider with Rosie : a memoir, (electronic resource)

Cider with Rosie : a memoir, (electronic resource)

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Cider with Rosie : a memoir
Title
Cider with Rosie
Title remainder
a memoir
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Language
eng
Summary
The beloved bestselling autobiography of an English boyhood. Three years old and wrapped in a Union Jack to protect him from the sun, Laurie Lee arrived in the village of Slad in the final summer of the First World War. The cottage his mother had rented for three and sixpence a week had neither running water nor electricity, but it was surrounded by a lovely half-acre garden and, most importantly, it was big enough for the seven children in her care. It was here, in a verdant valley tucked into the rolling hills of the Cotswolds, that Laurie Lee learned to look at life with a painter's eye and a poet's heart--qualities of vision that, decades later, would make him one of England's most cherished authors. In this vivid recollection of a magical time and place, water falls from the scullery pump sparkling like liquid sky. Autumn is more than a season--it is a land eternally aflame, like Moses's burning bush. Every midnight, on a forlorn stretch of heath, a phantom carriage reenacts its final, wild ride. And, best of all, the first secret sip of cider, juice of those valleys and of that time, leads to a boy's first kiss, so dry and shy, it was like two leaves colliding in air. An instant classic when it was first published in 1959, Cider with Rosie is one of the most endearing and evocative portraits of youth in all of literature. The first installment in an autobiographical trilogy that includes As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning and A Moment of War, it is also a heartfelt and lyrical ode to England, and to a way of life that may belong to the past, but will never be forgotten
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
301.43140924
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6023.E285
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Cider with Rosie : a memoir, (electronic resource)
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Cider with Rosie : a memoir, (electronic resource)
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https://tulsalibrary.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/MDAxMDE5LTE2NTg5OTk0
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn880686167
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unknown
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Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781497641341
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 611829
  • A6D03C83-690C-485D-9D37-B8339A8CF365

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