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Child of the North [text (large print)] : memories of a northern childhood / Piers Dudgeon with Josephine Cox.

By: Dudgeon, Piers.
Contributor(s): Cox, Josephine | Dudgeon, Piers. Josephine Cox, child of the North | Dudgeon, Piers.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Bath : Windsor, 2007Edition: Large print edition.Description: x, 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781405611855 (hbk.) :; 1405611855 (hbk.) :.Other title: Josephine Cox : child of the north : memories of a northern childhood [Cover title].Subject(s): Cox, Josephine | Women novelists, English -- 20th century -- Biography | Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Biography | Large type booksGenre/Form: Large type books.DDC classification: 823.914 Subject: Josephine Cox returns to the land of her birth, the environment which provides so many settings for her novels, and in the company of her fictional characters rediscovers the influences whiech define her as a writer. The author has talked at length with Josephine Cox about her early years, and weaves together her childhood with the people she draws in her books. He has visited Blackburn where Jo grew up, delved into the town's archives, talked to people there who remember earlier days and taken many photographs to complement the contemporary pictures he has unearthed. The result is Jo Cox's story brought to life through character and reminiscence, photographs and imagination.
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This insight into the life of Josephine Cox, one of the country's bestselling and best-loved authors, marries her work with her extraordinary life, looking at her rise to fame and fortune against all the odds.

"Contains brand new material and photos"--Cover. Originally published: London: Headline, 2001.

Josephine Cox returns to the land of her birth, the environment which provides so many settings for her novels, and in the company of her fictional characters rediscovers the influences whiech define her as a writer. The author has talked at length with Josephine Cox about her early years, and weaves together her childhood with the people she draws in her books. He has visited Blackburn where Jo grew up, delved into the town's archives, talked to people there who remember earlier days and taken many photographs to complement the contemporary pictures he has unearthed. The result is Jo Cox's story brought to life through character and reminiscence, photographs and imagination.

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