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Telling Tales - The Fabulous Lives of Anita Leslie

Telling Tales - The Fabulous Lives of Anita Leslie

Author: Penny Perrick
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Anita Leslie (1914-85), best known for popular biographies of her relatives including Jennie Churchill, Winston's mother, was also an unlikely war heroine. In 1940, Anita volunteered as an ambulance driver.
By the end of the war, she was the only woman to have been awarded both the Africa Star and the Croix de Guerre, alongside the other medals for her service across all four fronts of WWII, as recounted in her remarkable memoir Train to Nowhere.

In this revealing biography, Penny Perrick brings Anita to life- her complicated early years, her love for her children, her passion for Ireland, her career as a writer, and the ongoing family drama about Castle Leslie. Telling Tales is a scintillating and poignant account of this flamboyant woman.
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General Fields

  • : 9781448217212
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : July 2018
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Special Fields

  • : English
  • : English
  • : 941.082092
  • : 941.082092
  • : 240
  • : Penny Perrick
  • : 240
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback