Catherine Madison, The War Came Home With Him: A Daughter's Memoir

Catherine Madison

The War Came Home With Him

Wednesday, November 4th 2015

6:00-8:00 pm


About Catherine Madison: Journalist Catherine Madison was editor-in-chief of Utne Reader, senior editor at Adweek and Creativity Magazine, founding editor of American Advertising, and editor-in-chief of Format Magazine. She has written articles for many publications, including the Chicago Tribune, Star Tribune, and Minnesota Monthly.


About The War Came Home With Him: 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.


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Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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306 Pearl Parkway
Suite 106
San Antonio, TX 78215
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ISBN: 9780816698776
Availability: Special Order
Published: University of Minnesota Press - September 1st, 2015

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