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The Smell Of An Oily Rag

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In 1971 Cherry Simmonds left the grinding poverty of Liverpool behind for a new life in New Zealand. Her troubles were only just beginninga Picking up where her bestselling memoir NOBODY IN PARTICULAR left off, this memoir finds Cherry, her husband Eric and their young son Richard on a no-frills Russian ship, sailing out to join the hundreds of Brits then leaving dreary old Britain for a new healthy life in Godzone. With characteristic dead-pan humour, Cherry recounts their new life and its ups and downs, from dead-end jobs to adoption, house fires to running a country lodge. Fans of NOBODY IN PARTICULAR will be drawn to this new title and it will be of particular interest to UK immigrants who now call New Zealand home.
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Cherry Simmonds achieved bestselling success in the UK with NOBODY IN PARTICULAR, the story of her hardscrabble life in northern England. Cherry and her husband Eric emigrated to New Zealand n 1972 and this new book tells of their ups and downs, trials and tribulations since that time.

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