The Resource Alfred and Emily, Doris Lessing

Alfred and Emily, Doris Lessing

Label
Alfred and Emily
Title
Alfred and Emily
Statement of responsibility
Doris Lessing
Title variation
Alfred & Emily
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first book after Doris' Nobel Prize takes her back to her childhood in Southern Africa and the lives, both fictional and factual, that her parents lead. 'I think my father's rage at the trenches took me over, when I was very young, and has never left me. Do children feel their parents' emotions? Yes, we do, and it is a legacy I could have done without. What is the use of it? It is as if that old war is in my own memory, my own consciousness.' In this extraordinary book, the new Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing explores the lives of her parents, both of them irrevocably damaged by the Great War. Her father wanted the simple life of an English farmer, but shrapnel almost killed him in the trenches, and thereafter he had to wear a wooden leg. Her mother Emily's great love was a doctor, who drowned in the Channel, and she spent the war nursing the wounded in the Royal Free Hospital
Cataloging source
SALS
Dewey number
Free Fiction
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
Alfred and Emily, Doris Lessing
Label
Alfred and Emily, Doris Lessing
Publication
Note
Cover and spine title: Alfred & Emily
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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
Control code
12779387
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Extent
viii, 274 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780007282708
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MA158913
  • (AuCNLKIN)000043589061

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