The Yellow on the Broom: The Early Days of a Traveller Woman

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W. and R. Chambers, 1979 - Irish travellers (Nomadic people) - 186 pages
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Betsy Whyte was born into a family of travellers who roamed the Scottish countryside between the wars. This vivid description of a childhood on the road amidst a misunderstood people is a rich evocation of a vanishing world.

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User Review  - Lillian Carl - Goodreads

It's the first-person memoir of a "traveler" girl in Scotland during the 1930s. Some people called the travelers gypsies, but I don't believe they're Romany. For one thing, they would camp out during ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tammy Andrew - Goodreads

Beautiful memoir of a young girl's life as a Scottish tinker/gypsy . Rambles occasionally, but always with a purpose. Read full review

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Section 2
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