My father's son
—Mowat, Farley, 1921- author.
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2015
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The follow-up to And No Birds Sang, Farley Mowat's memoir My Father's Son charts the course of a family relationship in the midst of extreme trial. Taking place during Mowat's years in the Italian Campaign, the memoir is mostly told through original letters between Mowat and his mother, Helen, and his father, Angus, a World War I veteran and librarian. Written between 1943 and 1945, the correspondence depicts the coming of age of a young writer in the midst of war, and presents a sensitive and thoughtful reflection of the chaos and occasional comedy of wartime.

Item Details
Subjects:
Authors, Canadian -- Biography.
Mowat, Farley, 1921- -- Correspondence.
Soldiers -- Canada -- Correspondence.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Canadian.
Other Authors:
Mowat, Angus, 1892-1977.
Mowat, Helen Anne.
ISBN:
9781771000871
1550134302
Description:
xii,, 420 pages : map, portrait ; 20 cm
Notes:
Correspondence between the author and his parents, Helen Anne and Angus McGill Mowat, during the latter years of the Second World War.
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