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A Week in September Book Talk

Conflict:
Second World War (1939-45)
Doug Heywood OAM with the books, A Week in September and Guest of the Uncivilised alongside a photo of him as a baby with his father, Scott. 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. 

 

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