The Way My Father Tells It : The Story of an Australian Life

The Way My Father Tells It : The Story of an Australian Life

Description

It isn't easy to reminisce, alone, into a tape recorder. Yet that is what I asked my father, John Bowden, to do when, in the late 1980s I suggested he should not only record our family history, but reflect on a life that embraced almost the entire twentieth century.

Then in 1998, at the age of 91, Father `woke up dead' in his own bed, in his own house (which he never wanted to leave), not long after adding a postscript - a final chapter to his life story...

The Way my Father Tells It is a story of the joys and sorrows of childhood and adolescence, of falling in love, going to war and returning to re-establish a family life. It is filled with wry charm and self-effacing humour and is a wonderful evocation of an Australia now changed beyond recognition.


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Details

Author(s)
Tim Bowden
Dimensions
122 x 132mm | 68g
Publication date
01 Sep 2012
Publisher
Bolinda Publishing
Imprint
ABC Audio
Publication City/Country
Australia
Edition
Unabridged
Edition Statement
Unabridged edition
ISBN10
1743143958
ISBN13
9781743143957