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Jacob Beaver

Jacob Beaver works in the Department of Interaction Design at the Royal College of Art.

Diary: Harold Beaver

Jacob Beaver, 3 April 2003

My father died recently. He was 72, and had been living in a hotel in northern Thailand. He was busy writing a book. From what I’ve seen of it, the book was about his early years as a German Jew set adrift in the boarding-schools of wartime England. Six decades later, my father was still adrift. Homeless, transient, unpredictable. He flew to Europe and left a message on my answerphone....

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