The Resource She left me the gun : my mother's life before me, Emma Brockes

She left me the gun : my mother's life before me, Emma Brockes

Label
She left me the gun : my mother's life before me
Title
She left me the gun
Title remainder
my mother's life before me
Statement of responsibility
Emma Brockes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A chilling work of psychological suspense and forensic memoir, this is a tale of a woman who reinvented herself so completely that her previous life seemed to vanish, and of a daughter who reclaims an abandoned past. Emma Brockes grew up hearing only pieces of her mother's story. After her death, Emma begins a dangerous journey into the land her mother fled from to unearth the truth
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 616.85/8360092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT1929.B76
LC item number
B76 2013b
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print biography
She left me the gun : my mother's life before me, Emma Brockes
Label
She left me the gun : my mother's life before me, Emma Brockes
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • If you think that's aggressive, then you really haven't lived -- South Africa, 1932-60 -- Chasing the train -- London, Buckinghamshire, London -- Departure -- At the Archive -- A very interesting group of people -- Friends are like jewels -- Gold jewellery -- Everything that matters -- Hearsay -- Eloff Street on a Saturday morning -- Tony -- Babanango -- Who wears hats to the dentist? -- Freedom Day -- Afterwards -- Epilogue
  • If You Think That's Aggressive Then You Really Haven't Lived -- South Africa, 1932-1960 -- Chasing The Train -- London, Buckinghamshire, London -- Departure -- At the Archive -- A Very Interesting Group Of People -- Friends are Like Jewels -- Gold Jewelry -- Everything That Matters -- Hearsay -- Eloff Street On a Saturday Morning -- Tony -- Babanango -- Who Wears Hats To The Dentist -- Freedom Day -- Afterward -- Epilogue
  • Contents:If You Think That's Aggressive Then You Really Haven't Lived -- South Africa, 1932-1960 -- Chasing The Train -- London, Buckinghamshire, London -- Departure -- At the Archive -- A Very Interesting Group Of People -- Friends are Like Jewels -- Gold Jewelry -- Everything That Matters -- Hearsay -- Eloff Street On a Saturday Morning -- Tony -- Babanango -- Who Wears Hats To The Dentist -- Freedom Day -- Afterward -- Epilogue. -When Emma Brockes was ten years old, her mother said 'One day I will tell you the story of my life and you will be amazed.' Growing up in a tranquil English village, Emma knew very little of her mother's life before her. She knew Paula had grown up in South Africa and had seven siblings
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24 cm.
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Extent
ix, 340 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780571275847
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) SL1211321
  • (OCoLC)847482033

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