Goodbye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton
To You, Mr. Chips

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A large print edition of these two classics. Mr. Chipping is a gentle, wonderful English schoolmaster known familiarly to three generations of schoolboys at Brookfield as Mr. Chips. In one of the most irresistible stories ever told, we find Mr. Chips taking a bride, and then, on a sad April Fool's Day, losing her; the little jokes his classes came to expect from a teacher they respected and cherished; the boy whose father sailed on the titanic; and the intrusion of WWI on the peace of Brookfiled. James Hilton wrote Mr. Chips in loving memory of his schoolmaster father, and in tribute to his profession.
 

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James Hilton was born in 1900 in England. He authored more than 20 novels including Goodbye, Mr. Chips. His screenwriting credits include such classic films as "Camille" and "Mrs. Miniver," which won an Academy Award for Best Screenplay in 1942. Hilton also wrote the dialogue for Hitchcock's Foreign Correspondent. Hilton immigrated to the United States in the late 1930s and eventually became a naturalized U.S. citizen. He died in 1954.
 
Published May 1, 2012 by Open Road Media. 266 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction