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A Field Full of Butterflies: Memories of a Romany Childhood | Rosemary Penfold
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Gypsy tales from the SUNDAY TIMES bestselling author... Rosemary Penfold was born in 1938 in a traditional Gypsy wagon, and grew up in the fields of the English countryside. In this beautiful and evocative memoir, she recounts her life within a loving extended family and small but close-knit community. From early memories of her father bringing home oranges during the war, to the simple beauty of a field full of butterflies on a hot summer's day, Rosemary's stunningly elegant narrative captures the love and losses, hopes and struggles, traditions and prejudices that bound her to her family and helped her adapt to a fast-changing world. Rosemary's story is a moving testament to a forgotten world and a rapidly disappearing way of life.
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This is another of #mummysquirrel‘s books.... she says it‘s very good... 🌱🌷😁👍


Cinfhen Nice to know you acorns share a love of reading 🐿🐿🐿❤️ 8mo
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BarbaraBB This may be interesting for you @Megabooks ! 8mo
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