Of the Fields, Lately by David French

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A son returns after an absence of two years to find his mother and family friend Wiff trying to sustain his father, Jacob. A heart attack has forced Jacob out of work, and he can't reconcile himself to his frightening situation. The characters all discover something about themselves under this pressure of imminent death.
 

About David French

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David French was educated at the University of York and King's College London. He lectured at North London Polytechnic, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, and Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, before joining the History Department of UCL in 1981. He was awarded a personal chair in history atUCL in 1996. He has been the recipient of the Arthur Goodzeit Prize of the New York Military Affairs Symposium, and has twice won the Templer Medal of the Society for Army Historical Research. He is a member of the editorial boards of War in History and the Journal of Strategic Studies and is amember of the Council of the Army Records Society. Brian Holden Reid is a professor of American history and military instruction at King's College in London and the author of several books, including "Robert E. Lee: Icon of a Nation" and "The American Civil War: Exploration and Reconsiderations". He lives in London.
 
Published January 1, 1975 by New Press. 124 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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