Louise Beech

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How To be Brave by Louise Beech
  • Books
  • January 23, 2016, 00:46

In this charming book, Louise Beech intermingles two true stories: the story of how she and her young daughter Rose coped with the child’s diabetes, a(...)

Louise Beech: I did an immense amount of research for How To Be Brave. I read old newspapers and articles, books,family letters and documents. I spoke with relatives, both my own and those of the men on the lifeboat. I watched documentaries and listened to recordings. But the rest came naturally. My grandfather’s memories are in my DNA. The best research, I think, is to live, travel, and take note of everything

Louise Beech has always been haunted by the sea, and regularly writes travel pieces for the Hull Daily Mail, where she was a columnist for10 years.(...)