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Pier Head Gold

Eddie Forde

Read Eddie Forde's autobiography following his life as a youngster, having left a life in Ireland for Liverpool in the mid-20th century.

  • ISBN 9781781329818
  • Published Oct 2020
  • 216 x 140mm (306 pages)


In 1952, after a family breakdown in Ireland, a boy and his father arrive in Liverpool determined to follow their dreams.

The boy fails miserably at school but finds a way to freedom through his running ability. He goes on to win national and international races, proving to himself and those back home in Ireland that he can amount to something.

Eddie Fordeís entertaining and engaging memoir paints a vivid picture of a familyís struggle to survive constant moves around the city and his fatherís impossible schemes to make their fortune.

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Pier Head Gold is available on Amazon Kindle.

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