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The Plymouth Book of Days

By John Van der Kiste

9780752460802

ISBN: 9780752460802

Published: 01-10-2011


The Plymouth Book of Days

By John Van der Kiste

ISBN: 9780752460802

Published: 01-10-2011

About This Book

Taking you through the year day by day, The Plymouth Book of Days contains a quirky, eccentric, amusing or important event or fact from different periods of history. Find out when Plymothians elected the first woman to take her seat at Westminster, when Sir Francis Chichester sailed back into the city at the end of his global voyage in Gipsy Moth IV, when Laurel and Hardy made their last ever appearance onstage, and what became of Casper the famous commuting cat who regularly travelled on the same bus day after day. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information, it will delight residents and visitors alike.

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