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Emma Smith was born Elspeth Hallsmith in 1923. Maidens' Trip was first published in 1948 and won the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize. The Far Cry, a novel, was published the following year and was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. In 1951 Emma Smith married and moved to Wales, where she published children's books, short stories and, in 1978, her novel The Opportunity of a Lifetime. In 2008 The Great Western Beach, her memoir of her Cornish childhood, was published. Since 1980 Emma Smith has lived in the London district of Putney.

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As Green as Grass Growing Up Before, During & After the Second World War by Emma Smith
As Green as Grass Growing Up Before, During & After the Second World War
Emma Smith
The photographs of Emma Smith as a young girl in the 1940’s show a strikingly modern girl seemingly ahead of her time and reading of her life confirms her individuality, she experienced an unusual war as a bargee (or boater...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2014

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