The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon

The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon

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"[...] My father decided that it would be better for me to get a little knowledge of the English language before he sent me to school, so that I might be able to look after myself when there. I was handed over to the care of the head gamekeeper, Thomas Kennedy. Dear Tom died three years ago, at a very old age; rather surprising he lived so long, as he had for years to look after me. To him, from the start, I was "Master Joseph," and "Master Joseph" I remained until I embraced the old chap the last time I saw him before he died. It was from Tom Kennedy that I first learnt English, mixed with the broad Aberdeen-Scots, which when combined with my Spanish accent was practically a language of my own.[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 363g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507718632
  • 9781507718636