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These poor hands

B L. Coombes

These poor hands

the autobiography of a miner working in South Wales.

by B L. Coombes

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Published by Gollancz .
Written in English


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First published inThese Poor Hands was an instant best-seller, catapulting its author, B. Coombes, to the front rank of proletarian writers. Coombes was born in England, but he lived for decades in the Vale of Neath in south Wales, and as the economic problems of the s deepened, he turned to writing as a way to spread the word about the plight of miners and their communities to a /5(19).

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Coombes, Bill Jones (Editor), Chris Williams (Editor) Published by University of Wales Press (). Laybourn, Keith () Book Review: B.L. Coombes, These Poor Hands: The Autobiography of a Miner Working in South Wales. With an Introduction by Bill Jones and Chris Williams. xxxix + First published by Victor Gollancz inUniversity of Wales Press, Cardiff, edition, : Keith Laybourn.

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