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Tackler's Tales

by Geoffrey Mather | 14 May 2003
PAPERBACK
Category: General Humour
Synopsis
Fran Randle, Bill Shankly, Violet Carson, Les Dawson, Gracie Fields, as well as tacklers, overlookers, weavers and other mill workers, were interviewed for this gem of a book.;A tackler comes to Oldham, in the pouring rain, and knocks on a door.;Landlady opens the door and says, `Yes?';`Can I stay here for t'week?';`Aye,' says the landlady, `you can, but you'll get dam'd wet!';This is a classic example of a tackler's tale a story of gormlessness, delivered with a straight face.;All of old Lancashire is covered, including Manchester and Liverpool, and former Daily Express columnist Geoffrey Mather reveals a great talent for amusing observation and wry comment.;The result is an un-put-downable, rib-tickling collection of stories, recollections and commentary by the author on what it means to be a Lancastrian, then and now.
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Synopsis
Fran Randle, Bill Shankly, Violet Carson, Les Dawson, Gracie Fields, as well as tacklers, overlookers, weavers and other mill workers, were interviewed for this gem of a book.;A tackler comes to Oldham, in the pouring rain, and knocks on a door.;Landlady opens the door and says, `Yes?';`Can I stay here for t'week?';`Aye,' says the landlady, `you can, but you'll get dam'd wet!';This is a classic example of a tackler's tale a story of gormlessness, delivered with a straight face.;All of old Lancashire is covered, including Manchester and Liverpool, and former Daily Express columnist Geoffrey Mather reveals a great talent for amusing observation and wry comment.;The result is an un-put-downable, rib-tickling collection of stories, recollections and commentary by the author on what it means to be a Lancastrian, then and now.
€11.13
33 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9781874181194
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher -
Published - 14/05/2003
Categories - All, Books, Entertainment and Music, Humour & Jokes, General Humour
No. of Pages - 0
Weight - 352
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 0
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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