Know the Truth tells George Carey's story from growing up in Dagenham to his experiences in the Royal Air Force in the early fifties, to how he eventually attained the position of Archbishop of Canterbury. Utterly sincere and told with warmth and compassion, this memoir shares Carey’s story of marriage, family, and friendship as well as addressing the wider political aspects of his time at Lambeth.
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George Carey was born in 1935 in the East End of London, the son of porter. After failing his 11-plus he left school at 15, and began working at the London Electricity Board as an office boy and served with the British armed forces in Iraq in the 1950s. By the time he was 20, he had decided he wanted to be ordained. After positions as parish priest and Bishop of Bath and Wells, he became the 103rd Archbishop of Canterbury and served in office from 1991-2003.
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007120303
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007120303