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Jessie's Journey:Tears for a Tinker:The True Story of a Gypsy Childhood(Paperback / softback)

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Jess Smith is a gypsy and the author of several books, including Jessie's Journey: Autobiography of a Traveller GirlTales from the Tent: Jessie's Journey Continues, and Sookin' Berries: Tales of Scottish Travellers.

The last in a series of memoirs by a Scottish gypsy, this account traces Jess Smith's eventful life with husband Dave and their three children, from their earliest years together. Their adventures and achievements are interspersed with stories of her parents' childhood, her father's “tall tales,” and the eerie echoes of ghosts and hauntings that she has heard from gypsies and travelers over many years. Full of unforgettable characters and insight into the travelers' way of life, this book celebrates a lifestyle that stretches back more than 2,000 years and survives in the rich oral tradition of its people.

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ISBN 9781841587141
Genre BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Format Paperback
Pages 240
Publisher Date 2012-07-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Birlinn Ltd
Copyright Year 2009
Height 7.5 in
Wdth 5.0 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 0.54 lb
Language English
Subtitle The True Story of a Gypsy Childhood
Series Name Jessie's Journey
Series Volume Number 3
Audience College/higher education
Authors Smith, Jess
Country of Origin United States

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