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 LAUNCH OF VOLUME TWO
Telling it like it was
            
In 1904 the Dent and Sedbergh Oral History Society began interviewing more than a hundred men and women born between 1905 and the 1950s. They had lived through the pre-war, war-time and post-war years of the twentieth century, a period of unprecedented change in the Dales when horses made way for cars and tractors, oil lamps for electricity, magic lanterns for television. Our interviewees told it as they experienced and remembered it. We published the first volume of this living history in 2005 and it became an instant local best-seller. Now Volume 2 of Telling it like it was completes the picture, including references to more than five hundred local people, several pages of photographs and a comprehensive index covering both volumes.

With Christmas in mind we launch the book with special events, at Westwood Books, Sedbergh, on Wednesday November 17th and at Dent Memorial Hall on Saturday November 20th.. Come and browse with no obligation. From November 22nd the book will be available in all local bookshops and Dent Stores.

Paperback 10, Hardback 15 A limited number of copies of Volume 1 will also be available at the launch events at discounted prices. Telling it like it was is published by Dales Historical Monographs for Dent and Sedbergh Oral History Society. For more information phone 015396 25321 or email antheaboulton@btinternet.com. All proceeds will be donated to local charities in Sedbergh, Garsdale and Dent.