Kathleen and Frank

The Autobiography of a Family
Product Number: EB00606954
Released: Nov 03, 2015
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9780374713522
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Description

A pivotal book in Isherwood's career that reveals as much about him as the parents he set out to portray Kathleen and Frank is the story of Christopher Isherwood's parents-their meeting in 1895, marriage in 1903 after his father had returned from the Boer War, and his father's death in an assault on Ypres in 1915, which left his mother a widow until her own death in 1960. As well as a family memoir, it is a social history of a period of striking change, and a portrait of the world that shaped Isherwood and that he rejected.

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Original Publish Date: Nov 03, 2015

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