Roger Lewis was born in 1942 during war time in South-East London. He had an unconventional upbringing and both his parents were profoundly deaf and his father was Jewish and this mother was Christian. Written with warmth, humour and honesty this book describes Roger’s family, achieving a place at grammar school, his early career in London’s fruit and veg market, doing the knowledge and becoming a London cabbie. We learn about the transformation of the Licensed Taxi Drivers’ Association and his ambitious rise to credit union senior management. Readers can get to know Roger through this witty stories and anecdotal tales, learn about his colourful life, loves, friends and events that have stayed with him. This is a fascinating depiction of Roger’s adventures and the people he has met along the way, this is the ‘Tales from the Ranks and Beyond’.
This a softback book and is standard size with 384 pages, it has a delicate scattering of images throughout. A must read!