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Gorbals

Gorbals

the way we were : stories, memories and poems

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Published by Gorbals Heritage Group in {S.l.} .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gorbals (Glasgow) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEllen McAllister ... {et al.}.
    ContributionsMcAllister, Ellen.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18308077M
    ISBN 100953120449

    Gorbals New Park features attractive metalwork by sculptor, Jack Sloan, who designed the gates at each of the entrances and the bandstand in the centre. Sloan was assisted in the fabrication of these pieces in / by the highly skilled metalworker, Hector McGarva. The book is written as a series of vignettes, each chapter representing a single episode in the lives of Macfarlane's gang, the Gorbals Diehards of the title. They weren't out and out thugs but were not afraid to use the violence which was basically the language of the streets on which they lived/5(29).

    His first volume of a highly praised autobiographical trilogy Growing Up in the Gorbals was published in , followed by Gorbals Boy at Oxford () and Gorbals Voices, Siren Songs in In his last book, Gorbals Legacy (), he looked back again at how his "Faustian Familiar" had moulded and influenced his path through life. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available The Gorbals Story. Robert McLeish. Publications, - Glasgow (Scotland) - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Gorbals and Oatlands Book 2: After the Clearance by Danny Gill (, Paperback) at the best online prices at . MacFarlane witnessed the last days of the old Gorbals as a major regeneration programme, begun in , was implemented, and, as a street boy, he had a unique insight into a once great community in rapid decline. In this engrossing book, MacFarlane reveals what it was really like to live in the old Gorbals.


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The book is written as a series of vignettes, each chapter representing a single episode in the lives Gorbals book Macfarlane's gang, the Gorbals Diehards of the title.

They weren't out and out thugs but were not afraid to use the violence which was basically the language of the streets on which they lived/5(23). Paperback A must-have for anyone with any interest in the Gorbals, this is one of our best-selling titles and deservedly so. It includes two specially drawn maps by Ronald Smith Gorbals book the Gorbals in andplus about photographs of this notorious and decimated area.5/5(7).

Love your books Danny Gill knew a few of the people you mentioned brought back lots of happy memories can't wait to read the next one tomorrow good luck with the Benny lynch Statue and your Charities great times in the Gorbals/5(25).

Colin MacFarlane was born in the Gorbals in the s, 20 years after the publication of No Mean City, the classic novel about pre-war life in what was once Glasgow's most deprived lived in the same street as its fictional 'razor king', Johnnie Stark, and subsequently realised that a lot of the old characters represented in the book were still around as late4/5.

The Gorbals book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(2). Ralph Glasser's Gorbals Trilogy is an extraordinary account of a remarkable life. In Growing Up in the Gorbals, Glasser describes his childhood and adolescence in the impoverished slums of the Glasgow tenements in the s and the hardships and heartaches that went with it/5(7).

Growing up in the Gorbals is one of my favourite Gorbals book. Its a coming-of-age drama set in a period when even the plague rats demanded new housing. Glasser is Jewish and an outsider. Kids dont know whether to batter him for being a Proddy or a Catholic, or just leave him alone/5.

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Although the normal forces of law and order are powerless, revolution in Britain is averted by the down-to-earth, middle class views of McCunn, the : John Buchan. Gorbals and Oatlands Book 2: After The Clearance. by Danny Gill | 10 Aug out of 5 stars 4. Paperback £ £ 6. Get it Monday. Life in the Gorbals book.

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The Gorbals is an area in the city of Glasgow, Scotland, on the south bank of the River Clyde. By the late 19th century, it had become densely populated; rural migrants and immigrants were attracted by the new industries and employment opportunities of Glasgow.

At its peak, during the s, the wider Gorbals district (which includes the Country: Scotland. Paul Joseph Goebbels (German: [ˈpaʊ̯l ˈjoːzɛf ˈɡœbl̩s] (); 29 October – 1 May ) was a German Nazi politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda of Nazi Germany from to He was one of Adolf Hitler's closest and most devoted associates, and was known for his skills in public speaking and his deeply virulent antisemitism, which was evident in his publicly voiced en: Helga, Hildegard, Helmut, Holdine.

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The Gorbals Vampire seems to have arisen from a mix of ingredients – a spooky and much-frequented cemetery; the stresses caused by overcrowding, poverty and industrial pollution; and earlier legends of similar demons, which could easily be conjured back to life in such surroundings.

The Gorbals started life as a village in the 18th century before the industrial revolution saw thousands of workers flock to Glasgow to work in factories on the docks of. Gorbals Boy at Oxford book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is an autobiographical account of life in wartime Oxford, /5. In the third volume of his acclaimed memoirs, bestselling author Colin MacFarlane reveals what it was like to grow up on the streets of the Gorbals during this period.

Be prepared to be shocked and entertained at the adventures of the gang that called themselves the Incredible Gorbals Author: Colin Macfarlane. Only a five-minute walk from the city centre, Glasgow Club Gorbals is a fully equipped complex that features a Super Gym.

From Kinesis stations to the latest Arke equipment, you’ll find new ways to get in shape, with a variety of exciting fitness classes. Over here at Document Scotland we were recently excited to find out that Craig Atkinson, under his Cafe Royal Books publishing name, was going to be publishing a book of photographs from the Gorbals area of Glasgow, by renowned advertising and portrait photographer John curiosity was piqued, we hadn’t known that John Claridge had done such photography, his .Buy Gorbals and Oatlands Book 2: After The Clearance by Gill, Danny (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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