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"Middie's Memoirs" is a glimpse at the life of Arthur Warner Middleton, born in San Francisco, California, in 1923. The first section includes heartfelt stories, written by Arthur after reviewing and reminiscing about 1930-1945 entries in his mother's "Ledger Book,” a chronicle of the family’s expenses and other details. The second section contains several tales about Arthur’s family, friends and most memorable experiences. Finally, “Post-1945 Insights by Daughter Anne," takes the reader from where Arthur left off in 1945 to the present. A common thread in past and current stories is Arthur’s wife, Derry, the neighborhood girl to whom he was engaged for one night in 1944 -- and who he later married in 1993. They are now both 85.

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Anne Middleton
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Anne Middleton launched her personal histories business in 2011 shortly after retiring from UC San Diego, following a lengthy career in journalism, public relations and fundraising. Throughout her varied work experiences, getting to know people and their life stories was a highlight. After obtaining a master’s degree in print journalism from Northwestern University in 1987, Anne worked for several years as a newspaper reporter. In 2009, she wrote her first personal history, “Middie’s Memoirs,” which chronicled her Dad’s life. This book and other personal histories, including "Our 20 Kraemer Cousins -- featuring #2 Stevie Brennan," and "Happy '85' Birthday, Ed (Barthold)," are available at blurb.com. Anne is a certified Guided Autobiography (GAB) instructor and a member of the Association of Personal Historians (APH).

Publish Date  March 03, 2009

Dimensions  Standard Portrait  94 pgs Premium Paper, matte finish

Category  Biographies & Memoirs

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