DON'T THROW STONES AT YOUR MOTHER and Other Childhood Delights

By: Howells, A.F.

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vi, + 126pp., several chapter-closer sketch-illustrations (Joan Rodriquez) throughout. Book clean and square. Minimally faded spine firm. Colour-art illustrated (Linda Patullo) card wrapper bumped and edgeworn. Textblock has a minor splash-stain and flecks on half-title page and edges, else leaves clean. A.F. (Arthur Fenton) 'Bluey' Howells (1907-1986), left-wing activist, painter, actor, playwright and author has written thirty-six stories, mostly humorous, of his childhood in the Sydney suburb of Kogarah just before during, and after, the First World War. Along with his best mate Freddie Perkins, and despite his father's death when 'Bluey' was just five, life was good - until his mother became seriously ill . . . Contents include: Prelims., (36) stories. Book weight approx. 185g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

Title: DON'T THROW STONES AT YOUR MOTHER and Other Childhood Delights

Author Name: Howells, A.F.

Categories: Australian Biography, Biography & Autobiography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, Hyland House Publishing: 1987

ISBN Number: 0947062076

ISBN Number 13: 9780947062071

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good+

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013445

Keywords: Biography, Recollections, Australia, Childhood and Youth, Socialists, Anecdotes, Howells, A.F. (Arthur Fenton), 1907-1986