Rag and Bone, Lisa Woollett

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Author Lisa Woollett Published by John Murray ISBN 9781473663985 EAN 9781473663985 Bic Code Cover Paperback

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From relics of Georgian empire-building and slave-trading, through Victorian London’s barged-out refuse to 1980s fly-tipping and the pervasiveness of present-day plastics, ‘Rag and Bone’ traces the story of our rubbish, and, through it, our history of consumption. In a series of beachcombing and mudlarking walks – beginning in the Thames in central London, then out to the Kentish estuary and eventually the sea around Cornwall – Lisa Woollett also tells the story of her family, a number of whom made their living from London’s waste, and who made a similar journey downriver from the centre of the city to the sea.

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