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Sounds From Another Room.

Author: Peter Horsley
Publisher: Havertown : Pen and Sword, 1990.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a memoir with a difference, Its author, Air Marshal Sir Peter Horsley, was deprived in his earliest years of both parents. The youngest by several years of a family of seven, he has what he himself describes as 'a miserable start'. Though given a traditional middle-class upbringing through the generosity of relations, his restless spirit led him to leave school and go to sea, living a tough life as a cross  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Horsley, Peter.
Sounds From Another Room.
Havertown : Pen and Sword, ©1990
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Horsley
ISBN: 9781783839124 1783839120
OCLC Number: 884646656
Description: 1 online resource (266 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreward; 1. The Clinic; 2. A Miserable Start; 3· Escape to Sea; 4· The Royal Air Force; 5. Before The Storm; 6. The Storm; 7· Voices; 8. The Road Ahead; 9· A Stately Room; 10. Visitors; 11. The Corridors of Power; 12. Caught in a Web; 13. The Beginning of the End; Index.

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This is a memoir with a difference, Its author, Air Marshal Sir Peter Horsley, was deprived in his earliest years of both parents. The youngest by several years of a family of seven, he has what he himself describes as 'a miserable start'. Though given a traditional middle-class upbringing through the generosity of relations, his restless spirit led him to leave school and go to sea, living a tough life as a cross between a cadet and a deck hand before escaping once again- on this occasion to join the Royal Air Force on the outbreak of war in 1939. While Peter Horsley's career in the RAF neces.

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