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The slate miner"s daughter

Anna Wilcock

The slate miner"s daughter

by Anna Wilcock

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Published by Llechwedd Slate Caverns in Blaenau Ffestiniog .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Anna Wilcock ; illustratedby Erica-Jane Walters.
ContributionsWaters, Erica-Jane.
The Physical Object
Pagination40p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20950967M
ISBN 100905935179
OCLC/WorldCa59651121

The existence of a slate industry in Wales is attested since the Roman period, when slate was used to roof the fort at Segontium, now slate industry grew slowly until the early 18th century, then expanded rapidly until the late 19th century, at which time the most important slate producing areas were in northwest Wales, including the Penrhyn Quarry near Bethesda, the Dinorwic.   In , Lynn released "Coal Miner's Daughter," which tells the story of her life. "I remember that, in one of the verses, I talked about Mommy .

Loretta Lynn’s classic memoir tells the story of her early life in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, and her amazing rise to the top of the music industry. Born into deep poverty, married at thirteen, mother of six, and a grandmother by the time she was twenty-nine, Loretta Lynn went on to become one of the most prolific and influential songwriters. Coal Miner's Daughter opens with Loretta Webb (Sissy Spacek) riding a mule to the coal mine to meet her Daddy when he completes his shift. As the opening credits continue, the film shows some coal miners deep in a Kentucky coal mine where one yells "fire in the hole," which is followed by an explosion.

  The slate was nearly always damp and slippery, there could be rock falls and the ropes often broke. If an accident happened, the on-site medical facility was a .   Bob Woodward, whose legendary reporting helped the Washington Post win two Pulitzer Prizes including one for uncovering the Watergate scandal, is set to publish a new book Author: Aaron Mak.


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