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Coming back brockens a year in a mining village by Mark Hudson

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Published by J. Cape in London .
Written in English



  • Horden (England),
  • England,
  • Horden,
  • Horden.,
  • Durham.


  • Coal miners -- England -- Horden -- Social life and customs.,
  • Coal mines and mining -- England -- Horden.,
  • Villages -- England -- Durham.,
  • Horden (England) -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 310).

Other titlesYear in a mining village.
StatementMark Hudson.
LC ClassificationsDA690.H475 H83 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination310 p. ;
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL854427M
ISBN 100224041703
LC Control Number95135458

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