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Kathleen and Frank : The Autobiography of a Family (Paperback) (Christopher Isherwood)

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A pivotal book in Isherwood's career that reveals as much about him as the parents he set out to portrayKathleen 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.

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.

Number of Pages: 5108
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Personal Memoirs
Series Title: Fsg Classics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux
Author: Christopher Isherwood
Language: English
Street Date: November 3, 2015
TCIN: 21571291
UPC: 9780374180973
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-7543
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