The Toe-Rags The Story of a Strange Up-Bringing in Southern Rhodesia by Daphne Anderson

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Published by Andre Deutsch Ltd .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Sociology (General),
  • Anderson, Daphne,
  • Biography,
  • Childhood and youth,
  • Whites,
  • Zimbabwe,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10197894M
ISBN 100233983627
ISBN 109780233983622

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One reading of this book is just not enough. There's just something about it that makes me want to read it again and again. I've read other stories set in this country (including Peter Godwin's "Mukiwa", Doris_Lessing's many stories, both short and long, all very true-to-life; and others), all 5-star works, to be sure, but "Toe-Rags" just beckons me to read, and re-read, and read yet again/5(6).

An autobiography of a young girl's life in Southern Rhodesia between the World Wars, where she and her brother and sister grew up parentless in the home of a resentful aunt. Her father, an uneducated and feckless Cockney, was a loser; her mother ran away when Daphne was about four/5. The Toe-Rags: A Memoir Hardcover – January 1, by Daphne Anderson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Daphne Anderson Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Daphne Reviews: 3. : The Toe-Rags: The Story of a Strange Up-Bringing in Southern Rhodesia () by Anderson, Daphne and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(18).

The toe-rags The story of a strange up-bringing in Southern Rhodesia Daphne Anderson. Andre Deutsch; New York; ; English; Hardcover; pages; Out of print. Synopsis No synopsis for this book yet.

Review No review for this book yet. Author. No bio for Daphne Anderson yet. Related Books. Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight. An African. One of Mr Verdant Green’s pugilistic friends speaks of ‘toeing the scratch for business’ in the wildly popular novel by Cuthbert Bede (Edward Bradley), published inand it is this scratch.

The first recorded use is in Experiences of a Convict, an book by J F Mortlock in which he says: “Stockings being unknown, some luxurious men wrapped round their feet a piece of old shirting, called, in language more expressive than elegant, a ‘toe-rag’”.

The epithet again appears in print inwhen T Frost in his book, Circus Life refers to toe rags as “the lower grades of circus men, and the acrobats who stroll about the country, performing at fairs." (London's East End Image via pinterest).

The epithet again appears in print inwhen T Frost in his book, Circus Life refers to toe rags as “the lower grades of circus men, and the acrobats who stroll about the country, performing at fairs." Toe rag can also mean something squalid and disgusting; and by extension refer to lower classes or a bum, vagrant or tramp.

A contemptible. A toe rag was originally a foot wrapping used, since mediaeval times up until the mid-nineteenth century, to protect the foot from chafing by boots or shoes.

As these were, quite literally, rags they weren’t usually washed, and so with use they became very smelly until they were thrown away. Because of the similarity in smell, toe rag also became the name applied to dried, salted cod or. The toe-rags: the story of a strange up-bringing in Southern Rhodesia.

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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>. The Toe-Rags * were three small children - Daphne in the middle, Stella her older sister and Tom The Toe-Rags book youngest. With a ne'r do well father and and an exhausted and dirt poor mother they were brought up in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in the s.

It is great therapy for those of us who have been turned into the 'dupes' of immoral liars and toe-rags. I can't recommend it enough - it is not a pure academic and/or dry book - it is fascinating for the ordinary person, I would think as it so relevant to everyday life.

Read more. Report abuse. Mr D K s: Toe Rags soft play/toy hire for under 5's, Dartford. K likes. How to book. Call or email [email protected] I have read "The Toe-Rags" after having read the Doris Lessings' memoirs, where Miss Lessing makes some reference to the book.

And it is, indeed, a very beautiful, a trueful and poignat book. And a very impressive s: 5. The Toe-rags; a Memoir Hardcover – 1 Jan. by Daphne Anderson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Daphne Anderson Page. search results for this author. Daphne Anderson (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and Reviews: 4. Daphne Anderson is the author of The Toe-Rags ( avg rating, 17 ratings, 9 reviews, published ) and Rebecca ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews)/5(9).

The Toe-Rags;a Memoir by Anderson, Daphne and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at It didn’t take long to become a term of abuse — in a book on British circus life said that “Toe rags is another expression of contempt used chiefly by the lower grades of circus men, and the acrobats who stroll about the country, performing at fairs”.

Explore releases from Martin Stephenson & The Toe Rags at Discogs. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Martin Stephenson & The Toe Rags at the Discogs Marketplace. toe rag (plural toe rags) (Ireland, slang, derogatory) An obnoxious or insignificant person. Etymology 3. Unknown Noun.

toe rag (plural toe rags) (Britain, Somerset) Dried salt cod-fish. References. Frederick Thomas Elworthy, The West Somerset Word-book: A Glossary of Dialectal and Archaic Words and Phrase, English Dialect Society,   But it’s a kids book.

Let them have their happy ever afters. They need it. I dreaded reading this book all the way through, early on, with the kiddo. It gave us some serious discussion time. It was an emotional sap for me at points.

I hated Wonder opening her eyes to the fact that people could be toe-rags. (There’s a conversation Auggie and. 'Toe-Rags' Torch a Chicken Shed. Read preview. Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England) 'Toe-Rags' Torch a Chicken Shed.

Read preview. Article excerpt. Byline: Joanne Emmerson. A keen gardener has hit out at young vandals who trashed and torched allotments in North Ormesby. As Councillor James Jones chased youths he thought. Most people chose this as the best definition of toe-rag: (UK, slang, pejorative) A See the dictionary meaning, pronunciation, and sentence examples.

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One would assume that this book would be beyond silly, and not really worth much at all but for a few laughs. The cover, title, and plot summary makes you think this is just some B-level trash/5().

Buy The Toe-Rags;a Memoir New edition by Anderson, Daphne (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 4. Paul Mason (born 23 January ) is a British commentator and radio personality. He was Culture and Digital Editor of Channel 4 News, becoming the programme's Economics Editor on 1 Junea post he formerly held on BBC Two's Newsnight programme.

He is the author of several books, and a visiting professor at the University of Wolverhampton. Book is writ for 12 y/o's, and in the late 's.

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This is the third of a Tripods Trilogy, which when produced as a TV series by the BBC (or maybe ITV) was an awesome TV experience. Season 2, encompassing the second book, "The city of gold and something,' was awesome. The appile toe rags are programmed to just out and out lie assisted by The Book of Appile Lies.

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Maybe yes, Maybe no. I think its safe to say that there are toe-rags, idiots, jiggly bits and bacon involved. Monsters, confusion, and gruesome sights abound.

Sigler is good. Just when you think you know exactly how everything is planned out, and are disappointed with what is going on, he throws a spanner into the works that has you gaping and. The beginning of the book however was a bit more of a challenge for me.

There was a lot of skipping around which can work but it was a bit hard for me. It was a very tough book to read at points due to the violence and racial slurs but for someone like me it didn't slow me down to much.

However if you are squeamish this book may not be to your /5(23). The book version of the Scorch is so deadly hot that the Gladers have to cover themselves in head-to-toe rags and they still get serious burns.

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