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Record Number: 20340


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'There [living in a better area than previously, after his reformation from being a gambling addict], in his practical fashion, he [Glasser's father] looked after himself well, read a great deal, played solo whist in the Workers' Circle, spent hours chewing over the world with friends.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

From: 1 Jan 1940

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Glasgow
other location: Gorbals area

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Mr Glasser

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

factory worker

Religion:

Jewish

Country of Origin:

Lithuania

Country of Experience:

Scotland

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

father of Ralph Glasser



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20340

Source:

Print

Author:

Ralph Glasser

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Gorbals Boy at Oxford

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1988

Vol:

n/a

Page:

168

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Ralph Glasser, Gorbals Boy at Oxford (London, 1988), p. 168, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20340, accessed: 03 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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