In the aftermath of World War Two, many in Derbyshire worked in industries essential to the nation`s economic recovery - coal, iron and steel. As these industries expanded, comments Pat O`Callaghan, "local towns and villages grew...these settlements had a unique character, shaped or carved by the harsh life and work in the foundries and pits."
In his book, Mr O`Callaghan, a retired teacher, recalls his own childhood in "just such a village", Swanwick.
His book is number 3469 in our listings, and full details can be found using the `Buy Books` links provided.
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