Published by Derbyshire County Council in 1989, 134 pages. Paperback (S6873)
From the rear side cover: Basil Barker was born in Chesterfield in 1910 and has lived in the Derbyshire town all his life. In this book he recounts his life story, and through it maps out the political development of the British Labour movement up to the present day.
Friom childhood to the General Strike, the miners strike of 1984/85, the fascist movement in the 30's, the Spanish Civil War, Britain in the second world war, his story details the feelings and thoughts of those who were involved in these great events. It is a book that almost anyone can enjoy, because Bas has learned the art of simply telling a good story....
Condition of the book is generally ok. The cover has several minor scuffs, blemishes and creases, and some light nibbling along the edges and corners, but the spine is intact, and all pages are intact, unblemished and tightly bound. The book has spine roll along the left hand edge.