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A Daughter's Tale

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Informationen zum Autor Mary Soames Klappentext Mary Soames (1922-2014) was the youngest child of Winston and Clementine Churchill. She was brought up at Chartwell in Kent and, aged eighteen, joined the ATS and served in mixed anti-aircraft batteries in England and Europe. She accompanied her father as his ADC on several of his wartime overseas journeys. In 1945 she was awarded the MBE (military). In 1947, she married Captain Christopher Soames, Coldstream Guards, later Lord Soames, PC, GCMG, CH. In 1998 she edited the private correspondence between her parents, Speaking for Themselves, completely revised and updated the celebrated biography of her mother, Clementine Churchill, in 2002 and completed her own autobiography, A Daughter¿s Tale, in 2011 . Zusammenfassung At ninety years old, the author is the only surviving child of Winston and Clementine Churchill. This title follows her early life from an idyllic childhood in her own 'Garden of Eden' at Chartwell to her ATS service in mixed anti-aircraft batteries during the war. It offers a glimpse into her personal diary.

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Authors Mary Soames
Publisher BLACK SWAN
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 31.12.2022
EAN 9780552770927
ISBN 978-0-552-77092-7
No. of pages 560
Dimensions 127 mm x 198 mm x 36 mm
Subjects Non-fiction book > Philosophy, religion > Biographies, autobiographies

Autobiographien (div.), BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political, Politics & government, Politics and government

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