CORONATION by Paul Callico


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A might be true story about a family of five that gave up their annual vacation to travel 3rd class oversight to ""see the queen"". Here is revealed the British reverence for the symbol of royalty, their generally high code of ethics and their extraordinary ability to salvage from the wreck of hopes something estimable to carry on. What did the coronation mean? To each member, something vital and different. Buffeted by the crowds, they found that as ticket holders they were revered. And then-betrayal. The tickets were phoneys. Desperate as was the disappointment, each found a measure of reprieve, a reward and a new despening of family unity. A book for young and old.

Pub Date: Oct. 10th, 1962
Publisher: Doubleday