An Edinburgh Boyhood: 'The Top Secret 1971 Oxgangs/Boroughmuir Diaries Of Retep Nnamffoh Aged 14 And A Hauf!' (The Stair An Oxgangs Edinburgh Childhood 1958-1972: Summer Has Gone)

 
9781537433448: An Edinburgh Boyhood: 'The Top Secret 1971 Oxgangs/Boroughmuir Diaries Of Retep Nnamffoh Aged 14 And A Hauf!' (The Stair An Oxgangs Edinburgh Childhood 1958-1972: Summer Has Gone)
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This book is based on the author's 1971 Letts Schoolboy Diary and is a record of a young man growing up in an older Edinburgh, It is a momentous year in his young life set during an unsettled period of family and school life. His parents divorce and remarry; he meets a lifelong friend; and after tentative visits to Meadowbank Sports Centre they meet a remarkable coach who will end up transforming their lives for the good. The journal tells the story of the protagonist's search for a positive way forward in life, amongst a river of self-doubt and a stream of chutzpah, all set against the background of the culture of the day. ‘The 'Hero's Journey.’

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Peter Hoffmann was educated at Hunters Tryst School, Oxgangs, Edinburgh and then to a lesser extent at Boroughmuir Senior Secondary School. After graduate and post-graduate studies in Edinburgh he worked for SCVS; the Scottish Episcopal Church; the private sector and thereafter mainly in local government as a chief officer. He is the author of The Stair, An Edinburgh Childhood. This book is the second volume of a projected Edinburgh trilogy. In a previous life he was an Olympic, European and Commonwealth Games athlete. He is married to Alison and Paw to 'Atticus' and 'd'Artagnan'. He is a ‘Sunday painter’ and in his sixtieth year was chosen to represent Scotland at epee in the Veterans’ Home International against England, Wales and Ireland at Durham. Peter still keeps diaries!

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