Wish You Were Here

    Wish You Were Here

    The Lives, Loves and Friendships of the Butlin's Girls

    Lynn Russell; Neil Hanson

    Harper Element 2014

    Paperback 303pp

    9780007546381   Product Code: 23320

    'It was just a gorgeous place to be and there seemed to be laughter coming from everywhere!' From the 1930s until the growth of cheap air travel in the 1970s, Butlin's offered the British holidaymaker a rare taste of escape, magic and fun. Drawing on interviews with Redcoats, waitresses, chalet maids and other staff, this book tells the stories of seven girls who worked at Butlin's, vividly evoking the highs, lows, secrets and scandals of life in the world-famous holiday camps.

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