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Living up to a legend : my adventures with Billy Bishop's ghost

Author: Diana Bishop
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Diana never knew her famous grandfather, First World War flying ace Billy Bishop. Still, his heroic legacy has towered over Diana even from the grave, shaping her life in ways that she never expected. Now she presents a granddaughter's view of this Canadian icon."--
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Bishop, Diana.
Living up to a legend.
(CaOONL)20169065529
Named Person: Diana Bishop; William Avery Bishop; Diana Bishop; William Avery Bishop
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Bishop
ISBN: 9781459737709 1459737709
OCLC Number: 952386426
Description: 213 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: AcknowledgementsPrologueChapter 1: Billy and MeChapter 2: Son of a War Hero Chapter 3: Mom, Dad, and Us Kids Chapter 4: Dewar's on the RocksChapter 5: Why Aren't We Rich?Chapter 6: Too Much of a Good Thing Chapter 7: The Great EscapeChapter 8: Hula Hoop QueenChapter 9: Billy Bishop SyndromeChapter 10: Protector and DefenderChapter 11: Chronic Fatigue Chapter 12: Telling Stories Chapter 13: Coming Through FireChapter 14: No Way to Treat a War HeroChapter 15: Hero or Fraud?Chapter 16: The Family Secret Chapter 17: A Hero to Me Chapter 18: Dedicated to the One I Love Chapter 19: Just Like That Chapter 20: It's the Nursing Home for ArthurChapter 21: Hugging TherapyChapter 22: Dad's WarChapter 23: Remembrance DayChapter 24: Courage Image Credits
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