The Resource The war came home with him : a daughter's memoir, Catherine Madison., (ebook)

The war came home with him : a daughter's memoir, Catherine Madison., (ebook)

Label
The war came home with him : a daughter's memoir
Title
The war came home with him
Title remainder
a daughter's memoir
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Madison.
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"During his years as a POW in North Korea, 'Doc' Boysen endured hardships he never intended to pass along, especially to his family. Men who refused to eat starved; his children would clean their plates. Men who were weak died; his children would develop character. They would also learn to fear their father, the hero. In a memoir at once harrowing and painfully poignant, Catherine Madison tells the stories of two survivors of one man's war: a father who withstood a prison camp's unspeakable inhumanity and a daughter who withstood the residual cruelty that came home with him. Doc Boysen died fifty years after his ordeal, his POW experience concealed to the end in a hidden cache of documents. In The War Came Home with Him, Madison pieces together the horrible tale these papers told--of a young captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps captured in July 1950, beaten and forced to march without shoes or coat on icy trails through mountains to camps where North Korean and Chinese captors held him for more than three years. As the truth about her father's past unfolds, Madison returns to a childhood troubled by his secret torment to consider, in a new light, the telling moments in their complex relationship. Beginning at her father's deathbed, with all her questions still unspoken, and ending with their final conversation, Madison's dual memoir offers a powerful, intimate perspective on the suppressed grief and thwarted love that forever alter a family when a wounded soldier brings his war home"--
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Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1949-
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Madison, Catherine
Dewey number
  • 951.904/27
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS921
LC item number
.M224 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Boysen, Doc
  • Madison, Catherine
  • United States
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Ex-prisoners of war
  • Children of veterans
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Veterans
  • Ex-prisoners of war
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
Label
The war came home with him : a daughter's memoir, Catherine Madison., (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=2189767
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Yokohama, Japan, June 1950 -- Martinsburg, West Virginia, 1952 -- Pyongtaek, Korea, July 1950 -- San Antonio, Texas, 1954 -- Seoul, Korea, July 1950 -- San Antonio, Texas, 1957 -- Pyongyang, North Korea, July 1950 -- San Antonio, Texas, 1958 -- Manpo, North Korea, September 1950 -- En Route to Germany, 1959 -- The Cornfield, North Korea, October 1950 -- Bremerhaven, West Germany, 1960 -- Death March, North Korea, November 1950 -- Landstuhl, West Germany, 1962 -- By the Yalu River, North Korea, November 1950 -- Rockville, Maryland, 1963 -- Camp 7, North Korea, February 1951 -- San Antonio, Texas, 1964 -- Camp 2, P'anjung-ni, North Korea, November 1951 -- Atlanta, Georgia, 1965 -- Camp 2, P'anjung-ni, North Korea, January 1953 -- Atlanta, Georgia, 1966 -- Homeward Bound, September 1953 -- Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1970 -- Lawton, Oklahoma, January 1955 -- Athens, Georgia, 1995 -- Epilogue
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (257 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452945729
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC2189767
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC2189767
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL2189767
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11092776
  • (CaONFJC)MIL825468
  • (OCoLC)919124355
Label
The war came home with him : a daughter's memoir, Catherine Madison., (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=2189767
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Yokohama, Japan, June 1950 -- Martinsburg, West Virginia, 1952 -- Pyongtaek, Korea, July 1950 -- San Antonio, Texas, 1954 -- Seoul, Korea, July 1950 -- San Antonio, Texas, 1957 -- Pyongyang, North Korea, July 1950 -- San Antonio, Texas, 1958 -- Manpo, North Korea, September 1950 -- En Route to Germany, 1959 -- The Cornfield, North Korea, October 1950 -- Bremerhaven, West Germany, 1960 -- Death March, North Korea, November 1950 -- Landstuhl, West Germany, 1962 -- By the Yalu River, North Korea, November 1950 -- Rockville, Maryland, 1963 -- Camp 7, North Korea, February 1951 -- San Antonio, Texas, 1964 -- Camp 2, P'anjung-ni, North Korea, November 1951 -- Atlanta, Georgia, 1965 -- Camp 2, P'anjung-ni, North Korea, January 1953 -- Atlanta, Georgia, 1966 -- Homeward Bound, September 1953 -- Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1970 -- Lawton, Oklahoma, January 1955 -- Athens, Georgia, 1995 -- Epilogue
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (257 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452945729
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC2189767
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC2189767
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL2189767
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11092776
  • (CaONFJC)MIL825468
  • (OCoLC)919124355

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