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Author PICKARD, DAVID C.

Title NINE LIVES OF A SCOUSER [Hoopla electronic resource].

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. [United States] : AuthorHouse UK, 2020.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 36 min.)) : digital.
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Cast Read by Sean Slater.
Summary This is the unfolding story of a kid born in Liverpool in 1937. David C. Pickard grew up in the 1940s as Adolf Hitler tried to take over the world, often spending nights in a bomb shelter. Hitler failed, but it took England some time to return to a semblance of normal. During the 1950s, Pickard became an apprentice engineer at Cammell Laird & Co, entering the world of shipbuilding, which was defined by extremely low pay. During the 1960s, he worked at Joseph Lucas Hydraulics Division Laboratory, solving a longstanding problem on his very first week on the job. Even though his ingenuity allowed the company to introduce its product on the world stage, he was kicked in the backside, so he resigned and joined Ford Motor Co., Halewood, as a maintenance fitter. Six months later, he was promoted to supervisor. He enjoyed a successful career at a bevy of companies before losing his wife. It wasn't until a beautiful lady picked him up and dusted him off that he discovered a new lust for life-as well as the thrill of running his own business.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Pickard, David C., 1937-
Liverpool (England) -- Biography.
Added Author Slater, Sean.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781665582810 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1665582812 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT14245724
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