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- DescriptionA moving account of a child who survived the IRA bomb that killed Lord Mountbatten. Winner of the Christopher Ewart-Biggs Literary Award, recognising work that promotes peace and reconciliation in Ireland. August bank holiday weekend, 1979. 14-year-old Timothy Knatchbull was on a boat trip with his family and friends. The IRA bomb that exploded in their boat killed Knatchbull's grandfather, Lord Mountbatten, and other members of the group. This book provides a compelling insight into a dark period of Irish history. But more importantly it reminds us that although tragedy can strike at any moment, the human spirit can recover. This recording is unabridged. Typically abridged audiobooks are t more than 60% of the author's work and as low as 30% with characters and plotlines removed.
- Author BiographyThe Grandson of Lord Mountbatten, Timothy Knatchbull's early career included working on David Puttnam's feature film Memphis Belle and key roles in some of the UK's most successful television programmes, such as Breakfast News, That's Life and Crimewatch UK. In 1997 he spent a year at Harvard's Kennedy and Business Schools, before joining Discovery Channel. He now works for Knatchbull Communications.
- PrizesWinner of Christopher Ewart-Biggs Memorial Prize 2011.
- Author(s)Timothy Knatchbull
- PublisherW F Howes Ltd
- Date of Publication16/03/2011
- SubjectBiography: Royalty
- Place of PublicationRearsby
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintWhole Story Audio Books
- Read byTimothy Knatchbull
- Contained items statement12 Audio CDs
- Running Time825
- Edition StatementUnabridged
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