That Lucky Old Son: Re-Discovering My Father Through His World War II Bomber Command and POW Experiences

byMark Cote

Hardcover | February 7, 2018

That Lucky Old Son: Re-Discovering My Father Through His World War II Bomber Command and POW Experiences by Mark Cote
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A moving work of autobiographical fiction, That Lucky Old Son takes readers on a journey of adventure, danger, and self-discovery as the author weaves his own memories with his father's experiences in Bomber Command with No. 158 Squadron RAF during the Second World War. Writing from a child's point of view, Mark Cote combines known facts with what he imagines his father doing from basic training through to being shot down and captured by the Germans. He poignantly communicates the terror, uncertainty, and fleeting hope felt by the crew, transporting readers back in time to 1940s Europe.

Having lost his father when he was only eight years old, Cote embarks on a quest to discover the man who left him too soon, but who left behind a legacy of courage, love, and faith. That Lucky Old Son is a book that will educate, inform, move, and inspire readers of all ages....
In his first book, Mark Cote captures the emotion and essence of the period he aptly recreates. A trained researcher and academic scientist, Cote has devoted his professional life to teaching and learning. He holds an M.Sc. in Geography with a specialty in atmospheric sciences, and has taught numerous courses in Geography and Environme...
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Title:That Lucky Old Son: Re-Discovering My Father Through His World War II Bomber Command and POW Experi...Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:204 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.63 inShipping dimensions:204 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.63 inPublished:February 7, 2018Publisher:FriesenPressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1525520369

ISBN - 13:9781525520365

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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