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The Pineapple King Of Jarrow

Alex Ferguson

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These are the first five stories of the transmogrified childhood of the writer, Alex Ferguson, who was born in Jarrow on Tyne in good time for the Great Depression and who was fortunate enough to have an imaginative Uncle Freddie released fromMoreThese are the first five stories of the transmogrified childhood of the writer, Alex Ferguson, who was born in Jarrow on Tyne in good time for the Great Depression and who was fortunate enough to have an imaginative Uncle Freddie released from employment most generously by Mr. Palmer, the proprietor of Palmers’ Shipyard, to share that childhood.The boy, born into what might be described as deprived circumstances was, in fact, as rich as Croesus because he lived among people who loved him.Given the least encouragement Alex Ferguson would gladly tell you more stories of Uncle Freddie & Lecky Fergie.What’s more if you don’t laugh and cry at this book the writer would gladly return your money if he hadn’t already spent it on Sherbet Lemons and American Crème Soda to keep up his strength..MY UNCLE FREDDIE ran for six years on Radio Four and won the Writers Guild Award for Comedy & Light Entertainment in 1997.The MANCHESTER GUARDIAN said “In all his work there is a sense of joyous dreaming from which one awakes completely satisfied.”Alex Ferguson