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A Daughter's Tale: The Memoir of Winston Churchill's Youngest Child Hardcover – Deckle Edge, July 24, 2012
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Overall "A Daugther's Tale" is a great book that anyone who wants to learn more about the Chuchill family should not miss.
MARY REMARKS ABOUT HER GROWING UP AND USES "HER NEVER-BEFORE PUBLISHED DIARY ENTRIES". HER STORIES AND COMMENTS TAKE US TO HER WONDERFUL CHILDHOOD ON THE GROUNDS OF THE FAMILY ESTATE IN THE COUNTRY AS WELL AS HER MENAGERIE OF PETS SHE HAD.
SHE BECOMES ONE OF HER FATHER'S MOST TRUSTED COMPANIONS AND SHE TAKES US INTO CHURCHILL'S POLITICS WHEN THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT PUSHES THE CURRENT PRIME MINISTER NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN OUT OF OFFICE AND THE PATH TO HER FATHER W.C. CLIMB INTO THAT POSITION - ALL OCCURRING DURING WORLD WAR II.
MARY JOINS THE WAR EFFORT AS A GUNNER IN THE WOMEN'S AUXILIARY, HELPS SHOOT DOWN THE GERMAN V-1 ROCKETS AS THEY FALL INTO LONDON; BECOMES HER FATHER'S AIDE-DE-CAMP, ATTENDS THE POTSDAM CONFERENCE, ARRANGES DINNER WITH HARRY TRUMAN, JOSEF STALIN AND HER FATHER.
ENTHRALLING BOOK THAT TAKES YOU ON THE WAR FRONT, INTIMATE FEELINGS OF HER PARENTS BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER THE WAR, LOSSES OF FRIENDS. THIS BOOK HAS IT ALL.
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Good story written by Churchills daughter....who besides his wife would know more about Winston.Published 6 days ago by D. J. Singer
I was excited simply finding the book to be available and have done only a cursory scan, but I know I'm going to enjoy it.Published 18 days ago by Marilyn Myers
Excellent history of Churchill His daughter was very lucky to have had such a father in those terrible times so that she had a first hand look at behind the scenes of WWII. Read morePublished 9 months ago by SusieQ
Loved the vision that Curchill's daughter saw. He was a Great Man.Published 10 months ago by Tfisher87
THIS WAS AN EXCELLENT BOOK. HOWEVER, I HAD DIFFICULTY IN REMEMBER WHO WAS WHO AS THERE WERE SO MANY NAMES (SOME WERE EVEN NICKNAMES) IN THE BOOK. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Jane B. Hines
This was a good read, I loved learning about her life growing up, the war and her father. If you're interested in history- WWII and British society in the mid 1900's, I would... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Heatherelle
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I felt I was seeing a "behind the scenes" view of Churchill and the times in which he lived, a view of the man himself. Read morePublished 14 months ago by estanciera