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Backroom Boys

Pub Date : 2010-11-25 | Author : Francis Spufford | Publisher : Faber & Faber

ISBN 10 : 9780571266449
ISBN 13 : 0571266444

A brilliant, beautiful account of how British boffins triumphed across the decades in creating everything from computer games to Martian landers. The book contains chapters on the ..

Backroom Boys

Pub Date : 2015-11-12 | Author : Edward Smithies | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9781474603393
ISBN 13 : 1474603394

When we remember the Second World War in the air, we think of fighter pilots and bomber crews. But what was it like for the men and women working as ground crew and in the aircraft..

Star Of The Backroom Boys

Pub Date : 2014-09-17 | Author : MR David Anthony Heath-Hadfield | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1500690007
ISBN 13 : 9781500690007

This book relates to my work as a 'Backroom Boy' in the music industry where I worked with some 100 acts, such as Cliff Richard, David Bowie, Peter Frampton, Paul McCartney, John L..

Aces Erks And Backroom Boys

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Edward Smithies | Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson

ISBN 10 : 0304359270
ISBN 13 : 9780304359271

When we remember the Second World War in the air, we think of fighter pilots and bomber crews. But what was it like for the men and women working as ground crew and in the aircraft..

Don T You Know There S A War On

Pub Date : 2014-12-08 | Author : Nigel Rees | Publisher : Pavilion Books

ISBN 10 : 9781849942898
ISBN 13 : 1849942897

Nigel Rees presents a nostalgic and witty guide to wartime catchphrases, from the now ubiquitous 'Keep Calm and Carry On' to lesser-known gems such as 'lions led by donkeys'. Follo..