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by Julie Summers

  • ISBN: 074781211X
  • Category: Sports books
  • Author: Julie Summers
  • Subcategory: Miscellaneous
  • Other formats: lrf txt lit lrf
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Shire Publications (July 24, 2012)
  • Pages: 56 pages
  • FB2 size: 1826 kb
  • EPUB size: 1560 kb
  • Rating: 4.4
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Julie Summers (born 1960) is an English author, historical consultant and writer, best known for the book Jambusters

Julie Summers (born 1960) is an English author, historical consultant and writer, best known for the book Jambusters. The book focuses on several women who were members of the Women's Institute during World War II and who were inspiration for the ITV series Home Fires. She is the granddaughter of Philip Toosey and the great niece of Sandy Irvine. She was born at Clatterbridge on the Wirral Peninsula in 1960.

Julie Summers is a biographer and historian with a particular interest in the Second World War. She has written a number of books, including British and Commonwealth War Cemeteries for Shire. Series: Shire Library (Book 717). Publisher: Shire Publications (July 24, 2012).

Rowing in Britain - Shire Library 717 (Paperback). Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of Waterstones’ special offers. Julie Summers (author).

A brief history of rowing over the last 200 years. This book was commissioned by the Shire Library in January for a summer publication date so it was written at indecent speed but with great passion. Rowing is in our family's blood and although I came to it late, I have a great affection for it. This book charts, in briefest form, the history of rowing in Britain since it was first practised at the public schools in the late eighteenth century

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Place of Publication. 2 Col. Author Biography. Educated at Bristol and London universities, Julie Summer had a twenty year career in the art world as an exhibition organiser prior to taking up writing full time in 2004. She is a keen oarswoman and holds the title of national indoor rowing champion for her age-group for 5,000m and has won two gold medals at the Masters Rowing Championships (2010 and 2011). Two of her sons have rowed internationally and her older son is in the GB Under 23 squad.

Rowing in Britain book. Boat races and regattas are mainstays of the British summer - but where. Historian, writer and novice sculler Julie Summers here explains the history of British rowing as a competitive sport from the early nineteenth century to the present day. She then profiles the three most famous rowi Boat races and regattas are mainstays of the British summer - but where did these races originate and how have they become so important a part of our culture?

Explores rowing's history on the Thames and other rivers around Britain

Explores rowing's history on the Thames and other rivers around Britain. This title also explores the most famous aspects of the sport: the Boat Race, rowed on the incoming tide from Putney to Mortlake in March; Henley Royal Regatta, which takes place on the first weekend of July; and more. Technical information.

Summers wrote the book Jambusters, the book focuses on several women who are members of the Women's Institute during World War II. The book Jambusters was the inspiration for the ITV Series Home Fires, in which Summers has a cameo appearance. Summers has also written a biography called Fearless on Everest: The Quest For Sandy Irvine. Alongside these books Summers has written a second wartime book called.

Bega Valley Shire Library is part of Bega Valley Shire Council and offers a library service at Bega, Merimbula, Eden. One Book One Community is all about making connections with other people through the power of stories

Bega Valley Shire Library is part of Bega Valley Shire Council and offers a library service at Bega, Merimbula, Eden. One Book One Community is all about making connections with other people through the power of stories. There are now already three One Book One Community book chats scheduled at the library that you can take part in. Bega Library. Saturday, 7th December, 1. 0am to12.

Boat races and regattas are mainstays of the British summer - but where did these races originate and how have they become so important a part of our culture? Historian, writer and novice sculler Julie Summers here explains the history of British rowing as a competitive sport from the early nineteenth century to the present day. She then profiles the three most famous rowing events: the Boat Race, rowed on the incoming tide from Putney to Mortlake in spring; Henley Royal Regatta, which takes place on the first weekend of July; and the Olympic Games, which have yielded some of the greatest British Olympians of all time, including Sir Steve Redgrave, Sir Matthew Pinsent and Jack Beresford.

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