My Early Life: A Roving Commission (Unabridged) - Winston Churchill

My Early Life: A Roving Commission (Unabridged)

By Winston Churchill

  • Release Date: 2010-04-30
  • Genre: Biography & Memoir
  • ℗ © 2010 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Summary : My Early Life: A Roving Commission (Unabridged)

This is the story of the first 25 years of Mr. Churchill’s life, up to the point where his unique parliamentary career was just beginning. From childhood and his apprentice days at Harrow and Sandhurst we follow him on active service to Cuba, the North-West Frontier of India, Omdurman and the Boer War (including the historic story of his escape from captivity), while in the background are his early adventures in politics and literature. 

“I have tried, in each part of the quarter-century in which this tale lies, to show the point of view appropriate to my years, whether as a child, a schoolboy, a cadet, a subaltern, a war-correspondent, or a youthful politician.... When I survey this work as a whole I find I have drawn a picture of a vanished age.”
— from the author’s Preface

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