Glasgow 2000, and other stories

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Workers Educational Association , Glasgow
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Ask any of Glasgow’s older residents to name a book about their hometown and they will more than likely mention No Mean City, a title which has come to embody the experiences of an entire working-class generation.

The novel is set in the s in Gorbals, an area on the south bank of the River Clyde once characterised by its lack of jobs, Glasgow 2000 poverty and proliferation of : Megan O'hara. Few cities in the world abound with so many extraordinary stories as Glasgow.

The city has been the silent witness to some of the most significant events of the past century, from major triumphs to cataclysmic calamities, and the best of these anecdotes are compiled here to /5(19).

Great Glasgow stories II. Edinburgh: Mainstream, (OCoLC) ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm: Other Titles: Great Glasgow stories two Great Glasgow stories 2 description\/a> \" Few cities in the world abound with so many extraordinary stories as Glasgow.

This book offers. Good overview of some of Glasgow's most interesting incidents and outrages that happened in this Scottish City.

Some of the stories captured my interest than others. It did seem to drag in the penultimate story but for Glasgow 2000 most part the stories contained in this book were interesting/5. FORMAT: Paperback ISBN: RRP: £ PAGES: PUBLICATION DATE: Aug CATEGORIES.

History. John Burrowes is a journalist and the author of several books, including Great Glasgow Stories, Great Glasgow Stories II, Glasgow: Tales of the City and Irish. It was his research for Benny that gave him the inspiration for his Jamesie's People trilogy, which detailed life in the Gorbals from the s to the 's:   The two books set in Glasgow feature many well-known places, such as The Art School.

Alexander McArthur - 'No Mean City' A grim and unflinching read. A foretaste of the riches to come appeared inin the shape of the little book Three Glasgow Writers, which contained work by Alex Hamilton – some of whose stories were set in housing schemes, an area of Glasgow life not much treated until then – Tom Leonard, now so well known as a poet and critic, and James Kelman, to whose work we.

Recommended reading for every destination on earth: We found books set in Glasgow. It’s Welsh’s best book in years and is a great contrast to the police-led thrillers on the rest of this list. In the Cold Dark Ground by Stuart MacBride If you want something a little different than the Glasgow and Edinburgh set thrillers then look no further than Stuart McBride’s Detective Sergeant McRae series.

Report Books - these record ships entering and leaving the Clyde (both Glasgow and Greenock),but do not include passengers' names Clyde Bill of Entry - local newspaper, listing arrivals and departures of ships for the Clyde, with details of cargo, etc., What Successful Teachers Do: 91 Research-Based Classroom Strategies for New and Veteran Teachers by Neal A.

Glasgow, Cathy D. Hicks and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at My Father’s Tears And Other Stories, John Updike () The decade saw a minor resurgence in interest in the work of John Updike, as many of his earliest short stories came back into print.

Books shelved as short-stories: Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri, Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado, Tenth of December by George. Alasdair Gray’s novel Lanark () is not only one of the most important Scottish novels of the 20th century but it has also been widely praised outside of Scotland.

The novel is set partly in Glasgow and partly in a dystopian, surrealist version of the city. With its playful style and postmodern elements, the novel mixes realism with science fiction and fantasy, exploring personal and.

Historic Glasgow Historic Glasgow is a celebration of Glasgow's rich local history and heritage, inviting you to discover the city's wide and varied history, from its Dark Age roots to the Medieval City, from the Merchants' City to the legacy of the Victorian period and beyond.

The city’s historical legacy is held in many different places; museums and art galleries, libraries and archives.

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Glasgow, city, west-central Scotland. It is situated along both banks of the River Clyde 20 miles (32 km) from that river’s mouth on the western, or Atlantic, coast. Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city, and it forms an independent council area that lies entirely within the historic county of Lanarkshire.

Scottish author Douglas Stuart has paid tribute to his "wonderful" Glaswegian mother, who inspired his Booker Prize winning novel. He described her.

What's On in Glasgow: Books, Talks and Poetry Events - Glasgow West End Pat's Guide to the Glasgow West End. What's on in Glasgow talks, book launches, poetry, book fairs, literary events and courses for writers.

Julia Donaldson – The Gruffalo and other stories at West End Festival. 22 June, at 11 a.m. and p.m.

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Get this from a library. Great Glasgow stories. [John Burrowes] -- Few cities in the world abound with so many extraordinary stories as Glasgow. This book offers a collection of stories about the city, with subjects ranging from the launching of the Queen Mary to.

Glasgow A History. 39 likes 1 talking about this. Here are some extracts and images from Glasgow A History. I have also included additional images I have collected along the way.

Here are some stories from "real life" (well, nearly, in some cases). Scotrail are trying hard to keep customers informed about the reasons for the late running of trains.

So when the train arrived at Edinburgh from Glasgow and the doors remained shut, the loud speaker announcement ran something like this - "We would like to apologise to. Glasgow Museums We have a long history of publishing – Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum opened inand people have been writing about and publishing on the city’s collections ever since.

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Paul Foot died of a heart attack at age A tribute issue of the Socialist Review, on whose editorial board Foot sat for 19 years, collected together many of his articles, while issue of Private Eye included a tribute to Foot from the many people with whom he had worked.

Three months after his death, on 10 Octoberthere was a full house at the Hackney Empire in London for an. From tophotographer Nick Hedges took pictures of life in the old Glasgow tenement blocks. Nick was hired by housing charity Shelter to travel round England and Scotland documenting the lives of families living in slum and this you or someone you know in these pictures?.

Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Para Handy, the anglicised Gaelic nickname of the fictional character Peter Macfarlane, is a character created by the journalist and writer Neil Munro in a series of stories published in the Glasgow Evening News between and under the pen name of Hugh Foulis.

Para Handy is the crafty Gaelic skipper of the Vital Spark, a Clyde puffer of the sort that delivered goods from Glasgow to. For more than 20 years she has been retelling the incident - to herself, as much as to other people - in an attempt to make sense of it M a r y B e a r d Thu 7 Sep EDT.