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My Grandfather's Knife: Hidden Stories From the Second World War

Author: Joseph Pearson.

My Grandfather's Knife: Hidden Stories From the Second World War

Author: Joseph Pearson.

$26.94 $6.98
Item #: D40787
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Publication Date: 2022
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9781443465922
A knife, a diary, a recipe book, a stringed instrument, and a cotton pouch: Each belonged to an individual who was in their twenties during World War, including a prairie boy, a melancholic youth, a cook, and a musician wounded at the front. Joseph Pearson talked to elderly family members, friends, and acquaintances and asked them the same question: Is there... More
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A knife, a diary, a recipe book, a stringed instrument, and a cotton pouch: Each belonged to an individual who was in their twenties during World War, including a prairie boy, a melancholic youth, a cook, and a musician wounded at the front. Joseph Pearson talked to elderly family members, friends, and acquaintances and asked them the same question: Is there a possession that tells your wartime story? Here Parson illuminates the history of the 20th century by bringing to life the stories of everyday objects in the hands of everyday people.


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