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Dan Billany - Hull's Lost Hero

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Born in 1913 into a poor Hull family, Dan Billany fought tenaciously to achieve his ambitions - a university degree, a job as a teacher and eventually fame as a best-selling author in Britain and the USA.

But with the outbreak of war, his life changed completely. In this book, the authors contrast his adventures as a british soldier in the Western Desert, a prisioner of war and as a fugitive on the run in Italy.

This is a carefully researched biography of a fascinating man - brilliantly clever, deeply compassionate, witty, amusing and loved by all. His is a true story but one which seems stranger than fiction, embodying humour, mystery and tragedy.

Condition: New

Paperback Valerie A Reeves & Valerie Showman 1999

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