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Seasons of My Life

Seasons of My Life [Kindle Edition]

Hannah Hauxwell
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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When Hannah Hauxwell speaks, people listen. She possesses a quality which cannot properly be defined. (David Whetstone The Journal (Newcastle) 2012-03-17)

Book Description

The classic and much-loved memoir by Hannah Hauxwell about life in remote Yorkshire in the 1970s.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1509 KB
  • Print Length: 222 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 140913623X
  • Publisher: Orion (3 May 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 140913623X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1409136231
  • ASIN: B007ROSK7M
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #96,702 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4.7 out of 5 stars
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Book 23 April 2012
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Excellent book,carries on the superb series. Well liked and read with out putting down,by my Wife. Delivered on time, and reserved ahead of release.
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4.0 out of 5 stars interesting story 16 Feb 2014
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i give this book four stars.i have watched the dvd of this womans life very interesting story of her life .
she worked had struggled to keep her self and her animals on her farm .enjoyed the story.
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5.0 out of 5 stars great book 20 Mar 2014
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wonderful book about a wonderful lady a truly great read recommend to anyone who loves the Yorkshire dales and true stories
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5.0 out of 5 stars A true world 30 Dec 2012
By jock
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It brings home how lucky we are health a good job my life on the farm early mornings what' more do we need relive plus I have my family and grand kids jock
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By Peter Durward Harris #1 HALL OF FAME TOP 50 REVIEWER
Hannah Hauxwell became famous for her frugal lifestyle in the early seventies, although fame itself brought about some much-needed changes. I had long since ceased to think about her when I saw this book at a bargain price, although I didn't buy it immediately. In the seventies, I always thought her story a bit over-hyped, especially as her lifestyle was in part her choice. I still think that, but these days I have some different perspectives on life, and some different interests, and eventually decided to buy and read the book/ It is indeed not the kind of book that would have interested me in the seventies, but it does now. Actually, this book is a reprint of a book that first appeared in 1989, which is slightly strange as an updated edition of that book was published in the early nineties. We might have expected the publisher to reprint the updated version. Still, it's the original story that mostly interests me, so I am content with that.

In such a densely populated country as England, there aren't many places that can really be called remote (a contrast to neighboring Scotland, which has plenty of such places)/ Baldersdale in the eastern Pennines must be a strong candidate for the most isolated district in England. It's not a massive distance from significant populations in Barnard Castle and Darlington, but the isolation comes from the high altitude (by English standards) and by there only being one access road, so nobody travelling by road can ever go through Baldersdale; they can only go there and go back the way they arrived. Railways skirted the area in the latter part of the 19th century and the first half of the twentieth century, but they were gone even before Beeching wielded his axe and in any case did not go through Baldersdale.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Hannah 29 April 2014
By Jade
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What a wonderful story about a truly remarkable lady. she was one of a kind that you don't come across today.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Thoroughly enjoyed the book 30 Oct 2014
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Thoroughly enjoyed the book. Hannah is an inspiration, she worked very hard and had very little but was so contented. I was humbled by her delicate nature and her acceptance of her life in the country without running water and electricity. I admire her very much and hope she enjoyed some relative luxury in later years.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Seasons of My Life 17 April 2014
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I gave this rating because I felt this book was not quite as captivating as the Hannah Hauxwell 80 Years in the Dales book. It repeated the other book in places which made it hard to keep interested in reading the book. I would still recommend the book to anyone interested in the Dales , perhaps leaving a short gap between reading of both books would be better.
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