The Yellow on the Broom

The Early Days of a Traveller Woman

By Betsy Whyte

Format: Paperback

These are the timeless memoirs of traveller Betsy Whyte, offering a poignant insight into a largely vanished way of life. It is an inspiring tale of strength, tradition and community, often against great hardship and intolerance.

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Birlinn Limited

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The Yellow on the Broom is the fi rst part of Betsy Whyte's autobiography. Not only is it a fascinating insight into the life and customs of traveller people in the 1920s and 1930s, it is also a thought-provoking account of human strength and weakness, courage and cowardice, understanding and prejudice by a sensitive and entertaining writer.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Birlinn Limited
Publication Date 23 Apr 2001
ISBN 9781841581354
Number of Pages 224

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