The hidden lives of taxi drivers by Ruth Finnegan

What do you know about taxi drivers? Want to know more about these knights of the street? You’ve come to the right place.
Discover what The Ten Commandments of St Fiacre and the 10 Commandments of Road Safety are all about. Look into the lives of taxi drivers: hidden in plain sight, here, there, and everywhere – sometimes, invisible! Learn the history that created taxis, Hackney carriages and all. Consider their urban setting with case studies and interviews from Milton Keynes. And, taxi drivers: who are they, where are they from, how did they get here? Trials, traumas and triumphs. What is ‘The job’ , what is ‘The Knowledge’. What’s new? All this … and more.
Discover the ‘real me’ behind the taxi driver. This accurate, meticulous, account of the down-to-earth subject of the taxi drivers in our streets unexpectedly leads into the deeper fathoms of the human soul.
The organisation, origins, folklore , literature and history of taxis and the “parallel universes” of their drivers’ lives and dreams.
Your view of that familiar but “unseen” figure behind the wheel will be transformed!
“Perceptive” (Kirkus review)
***** “Fascinating …” (Readers Favorite)*****
*****GOLD AWARD “Enthralling …” (Literary Titan)*****


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