|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $12.00|
| Book Description: |
John McIlvain, a great-grandson of automotive pioneer John Dodge, evokes his childhood and adolescence in a series of episodes that capture a bygone era. The author brings to life his father's "farm" in Kent, the family's stately homes in Mill Neck, Grosse Pointe and Manchester-by-the-Sea, as well as the Newport of the 1950s. In describing an upbringing where governesses ruled, he recreates the imaginary exploits and fantasies of heroism he and his bothers invented for themselves....