My Father’s Fortune: A Life
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: February 2011
Duration: 10 hours 5 minutes
In this memoir, Frayn reveals theoriginal exemplar of the extraordinary-ordinary life: his father, Tom Frayn. Aclever lad, a roofing salesman with a winning smile and a racetrack vocabulary,Tom Frayn emerged undaunted from a childhood spent in two rooms with six otherpeople, all of them deaf. And undaunted he stayed, even through the shockinglysudden tragedy that darkened his life. Tom Frayn left his son little more thanthree watches and two ink-and-wash prints. But the true fortune he passed onwas the great humor and spirit revealed in this beguiling memoir.