- Second World War (1939-45)
Doug Heywood OAM with the books, Guests of the Uncivilised and A Week in September, alongside a photo of him as a baby with his father, Scott.
Douglas Heywood OAM was just a teenager when he discovered hundreds of letters written by his father Scott to his mother Marge during the Second World War. Many of these letters were from Scott's time as a prisoner of war, and recount in great detail what life was like.
This tale of enduring love forms the core of Peter Rees and Sue Langford's book A Week in September.
Join Peter Rees and Doug Heywood as they unpack this story and the lessons they learnt discovering it.
Reviewed 03 March 2022