Harry's Last Stand

Harry's Last Stand

How the world my generation built is falling down, and what we can do to save it

by Harry Leslie Smith

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 02/10/2014

RRP  $19.99 $19.15
In November 2013, 91-year-old Yorkshireman, RAF veteran and ex-carpet salesman Harry Leslie Smith's Guardian article - 'This year, I will wear a poppy for the last time' - was shared almost 60,000 times on Facebook and started a huge debate about the state of society.

Now he brings his unique perspective to bear on NHS cutbacks, benefits policy, political corruption, food poverty, the cost of education - and much more. From the deprivation of 1930s Barnsley and the terror of war to the creation of our welfare state, Harry has experienced how a great civilisation can rise from the rubble. But at the end of his life, he fears how easily it is being eroded.

Harry's Last Stand is a lyrical, searing modern invective that shows what the past can teach us, and how the future is ours for the taking.
ISBN:
9781848317369
Category:
Diaries
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
02-10-2014
Language:
English
Publisher:
Icon Books Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
224
Dimensions (mm):
198x129x18mm
Weight:
0.14kg

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