A daughter's tale : the memoir of Winston Churchill's youngest child / Mary Soames.
By: Soames, Mary.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Random House, 2011Edition: 1st U.S. ed.Description: viii, 356 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780812993332 (acidfree paper); 0812993330 (acid-free paper).Subject(s): 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 -- BiographyDDC classification: 941.084092 | B
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Originally published: A daughter's tale : the memoir of Winston and Clementine Churchill's youngest child. London : Doubleday, 2011.
Includes bibliographical references.
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".
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.
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