Books: Beloved Guv'nor

MY YEARS WITH CHURCHILL (167 pp.)—Norman McGowan—British Book Centre—($3.95).

In one of his more lighthearted utterances, Winston Churchill said: "All babies are like me." The resemblance is more than superficial. Amidst the blooming, buzzing confusion which is an infant's world. Churchill remained the calm eye of the nursery hurricane, demanding a child's secure universe of bath (always at the same temperature), undisturbed nap, and steady liquid diet.

It was young Norman McGowan's finest hour when he was called upon in 1949 to be Churchill's valet and provide some of these necessary things. Recollecting his three years of service with the grand old...

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