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No Pipe Dreams for Father

(1977)
(A book in the Forest Trilogy series)
A novel by

 
 
No pipe dreams for father is the second part of the forest trilogy, the author's reminiscences of life in the forest of dean during the first half of this century which began in a child in the forsest. Winifred recounts time spent with her mother and auntie doing family laundry, happy summer days with her sister fetching water from the well in the early morning sun, and memories of granny's treacle pudding! abut there were also difficult times. With her father earning a pittance as a miner, they ran up debts with the doctor, having to borrow from equally poor neighbours to pay him back, and watching friends and neighbours die fromwhat are now common, treatable ailments.

    

Used availability for Winifred Foley's No Pipe Dreams for Father

Hardback Editions

October 1977 : UK Hardback
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Title: No Pipe Dreams for Father - Scenes From A Forest Of Dean Childhood.
Author(s): Winifred Foley
ISBN: 0-9505926-0-9 / 978-0-9505926-0-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Douglas McLean
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Paperback Editions

May 1997 : UK Paperback

Title: No Pipe Dreams for Father (Reminiscence)
Author(s): Winifred Foley
ISBN: 0-7531-5014-X / 978-0-7531-5014-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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June 1996 : UK Paperback
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Title: No Pipe Dreams for Father (Reminiscence)
Author(s): Winifred Foley
ISBN: 0-7531-5008-5 / 978-0-7531-5008-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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November 1978 : UK Paperback
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Title: No Pipe Dreams for Father
Author(s): Winifred Foley
ISBN: 0-7088-1435-2 / 978-0-7088-1435-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Futura Publications
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Audio Editions

March 1997 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: The Forest Trilogy: No Pipe Dreams for Father Part 2 (Reminiscence)
Author(s): Winifred Foley
ISBN: 0-7531-0154-8 / 978-0-7531-0154-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK