Tales from the Country Pub

Tales from the Country Pub

by Brian P. Martin
     
 

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In most country communities the local pub is the real social center. Brian Martin has tracked down some great characters who here recall their days propping up the bar. From Britain's oldest landlay—a lifetime teetotaler who served drinks till she was niney-nine—to the farmer who blew a hole in his friend's hat when he filled an ashtray with gunpower; here… See more details below

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In most country communities the local pub is the real social center. Brian Martin has tracked down some great characters who here recall their days propping up the bar. From Britain's oldest landlay—a lifetime teetotaler who served drinks till she was niney-nine—to the farmer who blew a hole in his friend's hat when he filled an ashtray with gunpower; here is an illustrated record of rural richness as experienced by some of our most colorful publicans and their customers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780753154670
Publisher:
ISIS Large Print Books
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Reminiscence Series
Edition description:
Large Print
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.98(d)

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