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Author Soames, Mary.
Title A daughter's tale : the memoir of Winston Churchill's youngest child / by Mary Soames.
Published New York : Random House, 2011.
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 Floor2  DA566.9.S57 A3 2011    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description viii, 356 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
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".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-[351]).
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.
Subject 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.
ISBN 0812993330
OCLC number 794922415