A Daughter’s Tale: The Memoir of Winston Churchill’s Youngest Child :: Mary Soames soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!
New York: Random House, 2011, Hardback in dust wrapper.
From the cover: In this charming and intimate memoir, Winston Churchills youngest daughter shares stories from her remarkable life and tells of the unbreakable bond she forged with her father through some of the most tumultuous years in British history.
Now approaching her ninetieth birthday, Mary Soames is the only surviving child of Winston and Clementine Churchill. Through a combination of personal reminiscences and never-before-published diary entries, she describes what it was like growing up as the scion of one of the lions of twentieth-century statecraft. Warm memories of a childhood spent roaming the grounds of the familys country estate, tending to a small menagerie of pets, evoke the idyllic mood of England between the wars. As she matures into one of her fathers most trusted companions, we are giv…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Small remainder mark to the edge of the text block.
Quarter-bound White on Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (viii) 356 pages. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I charm you with my array of books shown in my Biography catalogue?