This title presents the memoirs of Ireland's acclaimed author and playwright, Hugh Leonard. Born in 1926 in Dublin, he was educated at Presentation College, Dun Laoghaire. He is an award winning playwright and screenwriter, and was Literary Editor at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin 1976-77. He died in in Dublin in 2009. This title captures the poetry and drama of a child's experience of Dublin in the 1930s and 1940s and presents recollections recounted with humour and insight.