The 1950's: A Time To Grow [NOOK Book]

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The 1950's ushered in a tremendous time of change as Australia emerged from the post World War 2 years and began rebuilding for the future. As the decade rolled on, outer western Sydney gradually changed from its rural setting and steadily became urbanised. Some very early recollections of my childhood and then a description of my home town Smithfield sets the mood for the rich variety of events that unfold; as I grew from early childhood into my teenage years.
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The 1950's: A Time To Grow

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Overview

The 1950's ushered in a tremendous time of change as Australia emerged from the post World War 2 years and began rebuilding for the future. As the decade rolled on, outer western Sydney gradually changed from its rural setting and steadily became urbanised. Some very early recollections of my childhood and then a description of my home town Smithfield sets the mood for the rich variety of events that unfold; as I grew from early childhood into my teenage years.
'The 1950's - A Time To Grow' is based on recollections of incidents in my life; growing up in Smithfield, in what was then a rural area in outer western Sydney, Australia. The Smithfield of today is vastly different to the Smithfield of the 1950's.
All the events depicted in these memoirs certainly added spice and variety to my childhood; such things as: as playing in the bush, our pets, the bad condition of roads in the area and growing our own vegetables. Other activities included going to Sunday School on a bus, picking blackberries and mushrooms, swimming in a local dam and building a fort in the bush. Then there were scouting days as a Boy Scout, driving my friend’s micro midget speedcar and being present at a cave in. Come along with me and enjoy the journey.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044860919
  • Publisher: Jon Peasey
  • Publication date: 8/29/2012
  • Series: Memoirs , #1
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 95,523
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

I am a retired male nurse, married with three grown up sons, who have all left home to pursue their own interests in life. I live at Innisfail in tropical North Queensland. Innisfail is adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef. I am a Christian and I fellowship with like minded Christians at a Gospel Hall in Innisfail.I enjoy writing, reading my Bible and Christian books. I tend to read non-fiction books in my spare time.My interests are my family, writing, bible study, bike riding, beach walking, car touring, gospel preaching and bible teaching.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 5, 2013

    The fifties

    Really enjoyable book. The author and I are the same age even though I am female and grew up in the USA, this book brought back many childhood memories.

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