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A Daughter's Tale

The Memoir of Winston Churchill's Youngest Child
Soames, Mary (Book - 2011)
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The youngest daughter of Winston Churchill recalls her childhood spent roaming the family's country estate, her position as one of her father's most trusted companions, and her service as a gunner in the women's auxiliary during World War II.
Authors: Soames, Mary
Title: A daughter's tale
the memoir of Winston Churchill's youngest child
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2011
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Characteristics: viii, 356 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Notes: Originally published: A daughter's tale : the memoir of Winston and Clementine Churchill's youngest child. London : Doubleday, 2011
Contents: Chartwell child
A widening world
Sisters and cousins
Growing up with grown-ups
Family affairs
A bright life and a darkening horizon
Clearing the decks
A year to remember
At Chequers
Decisions
decisions
decisions
"A soldier's life is terrible hard
"
Battery life
An officer and a gentlewoman
"Subaltern George"
Testing times
Doodlebugs
Paris again
Europe arise!
Triumph and disaster
"Civvy Street"
Summary: The youngest daughter of Winston Churchill recalls her childhood spent roaming the family's country estate, her position as one of her father's most trusted companions, and her service as a gunner in the women's auxiliary during World War II.
ISBN: 0812993330
9780812993332
Branch Call Number: 921 Soame
Statement of Responsibility: Mary Soames
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [351])
Subject Headings: Great Britain Biography Great Britain History George VI, 1936-1952 World War, 1939-1945 Great Britain Churchill, Clementine, 1885-1977 Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 Soames, Mary Family Soames, Mary
Topical Term: World War, 1939-1945
LCCN: 2011037070
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