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Dadland: A Journey into Uncharted Territory - Costa Prize Winner

Dadland: A Journey into Uncharted Territory - Costa Prize Winner
The author grew up under the spell of an unorthodox, enigmatic father. An undercover guerrilla agent during the Second World War, in peacetime he lived on his wits and dazzling charm. As his memory began to fail, he embarked on a quest to unravel his story once and for all. In this book, he tells his story.
Our Price: €10.95
ISBN/EAN9781784703158
Stock: 1
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Pub. Date: January 5 2017
Author: CAREW, KEGGIE
Format: Paperback
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Winner of the Costa Biography Award. Keggie Carew grew up under the spell of an unorthodox, enigmatic father. An undercover guerrilla agent during the Second World War, in peacetime he lived on his wits and dazzling charm. But these were not always enough to sustain a family. As his memory began to fail, Keggie embarked on a quest to unravel his story once and for all. Dadland is that journey. It takes us into shadowy corners of history, a madcap English childhood, the poignant breakdown of a family, the corridors of dementia and beyond. "OH THIS BOOK. Beautiful and fierce and brave. Memory and war and family and loss and, well, wow." (Helen Macdonald, author of H is for Hawk).
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