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Author Carew, Keggie, author.

Title Dadland / Keggie Carew.

Publication Info. New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Carew,T CAR    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Description 415 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits, genealogical table ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "First published in Great Britain in 2016 by Chatto & Windus, an imprint of Random House"--Back of title page.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Dad is a Spy and Mum is Pakistani -- Surprise, Kill and Vanish -- Your Father is a Bastard -- The Dense Mixed What? -- The Talented Mr. Ripley -- The Last Tango -- Ground Control -- To Major Tom -- But, Daddy, That's Not Your Name.
Summary A family memoir about the author's race to document her father's story as a World War II paratrooper before his mind succumbed to dementia relates how he overcame formidable obstacles and maverick impulses to join an elite special ops unit that was a first collaboration between the American and British Secret Services.
Subject Carew, Tom (Thomas Arthur)
Carew, Keggie.
Carew, Tom (Thomas Arthur) -- Mental health.
Spies -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Dementia -- Patients -- Biography.
ISBN 9780802125149 (hardback)
080212514X (hardback)

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