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'We Ain't Got No Drink, Pa': A Little Girl's Struggle to Survive in the Slums of 1920s South East London Paperback – 26 Feb 2015

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  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Orion (26 Feb. 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1409158403
  • ISBN-13: 978-1409158400
  • Product Dimensions: 13.3 x 2.5 x 20.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 117 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 66,821 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Too many children. Too little money. An abusive father too drunk to notice his family is starving. This is the true story of a little girl's struggle to survive against the odds in the slums of 1920s south-east London.

About the Author

Cathryn Kemp is an award-winning journalist and author living in East Sussex. She has written across the spectrum of the British press, both tabloid and broadsheet, and online, and for many magazines. In 2002 she won the PETER WILSON AWARD FOR JOURNALISM before running her own highly successful press agency writing for radio and television. She is the author of PAINKILLER ADDICT, published by Piatkus in 2012, which won the BIG RED READ PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION in 2013. This is a personal and lovingly crafted account of her grandmother's life and her legacy.
Follow Cathryn on Twitter @cathrynkemp


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