By Richard Llewellyn

ISBN-10: 0440339235

ISBN-13: 9780440339236

ISBN-10: 0684825554

ISBN-13: 9780684825557

ISBN-10: 088411936X

ISBN-13: 9780884119364

ISBN-10: 1441786112

ISBN-13: 9781441786111

Winner of the nationwide booklet Award in 1940 and the foundation for the Academy Award top photo movie of a similar identify, How eco-friendly was once My Valley is stuffed with memorable characters, richly crafted language, and magnificent humor.

Huw Morgan recalls the times while his domestic valley was once wealthy, verdant, and beautiful—before the mines got here to city. The youngest son of a decent mining kinfolk in South Wales, he's now the single one left within the valley, and his recollections inform the tale of a kin and a city either outlined and ruined by means of the mines.

Huw's tale is either cheerful and heartrending—a portrait of a spot and a humans latest now simply in memory.


Richard Llewellyn (1906-1983) was once an award-winning British novelist and the kid of Welsh mom and dad. He labored as a coal miner, a journalist, and a screenwriter for MGM studios. He served as a Captain within the Welsh Guards in the course of global conflict II, and after the battle coated the Nuremberg Trials as a reporter.

He is healthier identified, notwithstanding, for his novels—particularly those who celebrated coal mining groups in rural Wales. the simplest recognized of those, How eco-friendly was once My Valley, used to be released in 1939 to foreign renown, and was once later memorably tailored to Hollywood by way of Director John Ford, starring Walter Pidgeon and Maureen O'Hara.

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