A Smile For My Parents by Heather Henderson

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Heather Henderson is the one daughter of Sir Robert Menzies, Australia's longest-serving best Minister and founding father of the Liberal get together. Father and daughter have been very shut, and in 2011 Heather edited and released Letters to My Daughter, a set of letters written via Menzies to Heather during the fifties, sixties and seventies, whilst she used to be residing in a foreign country together with her diplomat husband. they're choked with heat, love, humour and insights - either political and private - and so they let us see a totally assorted part of a guy many Australians contemplate as a slightly stern and forbidding authoritarian figure.

Now comes A Smile for My Parents, Heather Henderson's attractive memoir recounting captivating and insightful tales and thoughts of Dame Pattie and Sir Robert and their friends and family that may shock and enjoyment all who learn it.

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