Mean City

by John Martins-Manteiga

Publisher: Key Porter Books

Written in English
Cover of: Mean City | John Martins-Manteiga
Published: Pages: 112 Downloads: 165
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Subjects:

  • Historic Preservation,
  • Architecture / Historic Preservation,
  • Architecture,
  • 20th century,
  • Design, Industrial,
  • History,
  • Ontario,
  • Toronto

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No Mean City is a novel by H. Kingsley Long, a journalist, and Alexander McArthur, an unemployed is an account of life in the Gorbals, a run-down slum district of Glasgow (now mostly demolished, but re-built in a contemporary style) with the hard men and the razor gangs.

Whatever its literary or other merits, for many years it was regarded as the definitive account of life in. No book is more associated with the city of Glasgow than No Mean City. First published init is the story of Johnnie Stark, son of a violent father and a downtrodden mother, the 'Razor King' of Glasgow's pre-war slum underworld, the Gorbals/5.

The story "No Mean City," is set in the 's and is about a guy named Johnnie Stark, a "kind-of" gang member (more a loner with a very bad outlook on life and a terrible abusive alcoholic father) who lives in the Gorbals which is a slum in the city of Glasgow Scotland.

His drab life changes radically when he mames someone with a shaving by:   * No Mean City was the work of Gorbals baker Alexander McArthur and journalist H. Kingsley Long, who the publisher brought in to rework McArthur’s : Reuters Editorial.

No book is more associated with the city of Glasgow than No Mean City. First published init is the story of Johnnie Stark, son of a violent father and a downtrodden mother, the 'Razor King' of Glasgow's pre-war slum underworld, the Gorbals/5().

Part of the book is called the “front matter.” This includes the title page, copyright and other legal information, the ISBN, and production details. Often this and other pieces of information are printed on the reverse of the title page.

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