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A daughter's tale : the memoir of Winston Churchill's youngest child / Mary Soames.

Author/Creator:
Soames, Mary.
Edition:
1st U.S. ed.
Publication:
New York : Random House, [2012].
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 356 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Soames, Mary -- Childhood and youth.
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
Churchill, Clementine, 1885-1977.
Soames, Mary -- Family.
Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Biography.
Soames, Mary.
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
Churchill, Clementine, 1885-1977.
Soames, Mary -- Family.
Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Biography.
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.
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".
Notes:
Originally published: A daughter's tale : the memoir of Winston and Clementine Churchill's youngest child. London : Doubleday, 2011.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
9780812993332 (acid-free paper)
0812993330 (acid-free paper)
9780679645184 (ebook)
0679645187 (ebook)
OCLC:
794922415
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