This is NOT a guide book.
This little book brings together past and present to offer a taste of Southend-on-Sea.
Learn more about the movers and shakers who shaped this fantastic city.
The great and the good; the bad and the ugly.
Small wonders, tall stories, TRIUMPH and tragedy
BEST places - Worst Places.
Local lingo, architecture, green spaces, events, traditions, fact, fiction.
Origins, evolution, FUTURE.
Written by a local who knows what makes SOUTHEND-on-SEA tick!
Dee Gordon, who lives in Southend, has written several books for The History Press. In 2000 she sold her London-based recruitment agency to concentrate on her writing career. She is the author of numerous local history books, including "Southend Memories, Essex's Own," and "Southend at War."