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    • Harry's Last Stand

    • How the World My Generation Built Is Falling Down, and What We Can Do to Save It
    • By: Harry Leslie Smith
    • Narrated by: Ric Jerrom
    • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As one of the last remaining survivors of the Great Depression and the Second World War, I will not go gently into that good night. I want to tell you what the world looks like through my eyes, so you can help change it.... In November 2013, 91-year-old Yorkshireman, RAF veteran, and ex-carpet salesman Harry Leslie Smith’s Guardian article – "This year, I will wear a poppy for the last time" – was shared almost 60,000 times on Facebook and started a huge debate about the state of society.

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    • By Anonymous User on 02-26-18

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Love Among the Ruins

    • A Memoir of Life and Love in Hamburg, 1945
    • By: Harry Leslie Smith
    • Narrated by: Ric Jerrom
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    At 22, the war is over for RAF serviceman Harry Leslie Smith - author of the acclaimed Harry's Last Stand - but the battle for love and hope rages on. Stationed in occupied Hamburg, a city physically and emotionally ripped apart by Allied bombing, and determined to escape grinding poverty of his Yorkshire youth, Harry unexpectedly finds a reason to stay: a young German woman by the name of Friede.

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Don't Let My Past Be Your Future

    • By: Harry Leslie Smith
    • Narrated by: Ric Jerom
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Harry Leslie Smith is a great British stalwart. A survivor of the Great Depression, a Second World War veteran, a lifelong Labour supporter and a proud Yorkshire man, Harry's life has straddled two centuries. As a young man, he witnessed a country in crisis with no healthcare, no relief for the poor, and a huge economic gulf between the North and South. Now in his 90s, Harry wanders through the streets of his youth and wonders whether anything has actually changed.

    Regular price: $15.98