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Deedes, W. F. (William Francis)

Overview
Works: 24 works in 71 publications in 1 language and 1,337 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Satire  History  Exhibition catalogs  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives‡vEnglish 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PR6045.A97, 823.912
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Brief lives by W. F Deedes ( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Ethiopian patriots : forgotten voices of the Italo-Abyssinian War, 1935-41 by Andrew Hilton ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book consists of the recollections of men and women who took part in the Ethiopian resistance movement during the Italo-Abyssinian War of 1935-41. Their long, lonely struggle is testament to their courage, determination, faith and national pride. The fighters became known simply as 'Patriots' and these recollections are transcripts of personal interviews with some of their surviving numbers."--BOOK JACKET
Brief lives by W. F Deedes ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Freedom of expression and the law by Justice (Society) ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Words and Deedes : selected journalism 1931-2006 by W. F Deedes ( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Swift and bold; the story of the King's Royal Rifle Corps in the Second World War, 1939-1945 by Hereward Wake ( Book )
5 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At War With Waugh The Real Story Of Scoop by W. F Deedes ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evelyn Waugh's popular novel "Scoop" is based upon the true exploits of Bill Deedes, a British journalist. In this biography, Deedes tells the real story of his adventures in Abyssinia in the 1930s, a story of amateurish bungles and Pythonesque incongruities
Flood : a photo-report by Daily Telegraph ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A.R.P.; a complete guide to civil defense measures by W. F Deedes ( Book )
2 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dear Bill W.F. Deedes reports by W. F Deedes ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Deedes, conservative politician, broadcaster, journalist, editor and eccentric has written a charming and delightful account of his life and political career. This is the audio CD edition of the memoirs from the legendary 20th century journalist
The real story of Scoop by W. F Deedes ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evelyn Waugh's popular novel 'Scoop' is based upon the true exploits of Bill Deedes, a British journalist. In this biography, Deedes tells the real story of his adventures in Abyssinia in the 1930s, a story of amateurish bungles and Pythonesque incongruities. Originally published: London: Macmillan, 2003
Daily encounters : photographs from Fleet Street by Roger Hargreaves ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Words and Deedes : selected journalism, 1931-2005 by W. F Deedes ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dear Bill : W.F. Deedes reports by W. F Deedes ( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At war with Waugh : the true story of Scoop by W. F Deedes ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of Evelyn Waugh's most popular novels is Scoop. It is an exuberant, hilarious comedy of mistaken identity and a brilliant satire on Fleet Street and its relentless and hectic pursuit of hot news set during the Italo-Ethiopian War of 1936. It tells the story of William Boot, a nature journalist mistakenly dispatched to cover a foreign war, and finding himself deep in the middle of danger and political absurdity. The story is based on the true exploits of one Bill Deedes, and here for the first time Deedes tells the real story of his adventures in Abyssinia in the 1930s
Achievement in agriculture by Anthony Richard HURD ( Book )
2 editions published in 1959 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rasp of war : the letters of H. A. Gwynne to the Countess Bathurst, 1914-1918 by H. A Gwynne ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Black mischief by Evelyn Waugh ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
With a little misguided help from some friends, Black Emperor Seth attempts to modernize the kingdom of Azania, off the African coast. The result is home-made currency, a birth control gala festival, the rightful ruler's demise at his own coronation ceremony, and a good deal more mischief from the wit of satirist Evelyn Waugh
At war with Waugh the real story of Scoop by W. F Deedes ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A delightful book of memoir from one of Britain's most beloved journalists One of Evelyn Waugh's most popular novels is SCOOP. It is an exuberant, hilarious comedy of mistaken identity and a brilliant satire on Fleet Street and its relentless and hectic pursuit of hot news set during the Italo-Ethiopian War of 1936. It tells the story of William Boot, a nature journalist mistakenly dispatched to cover a foreign war, and finding himself deep in the middle of danger and political absurdity. Unknown to many, the story is based on the true exploits of one Bill Deedes, upon whom Waugh based Boot, and here for the first time Deedes tells the real story of his adventures in Abyssinia in the 1930s, in his own unique and hilarious way. It is a story of amateurish bungles and almost Pythonesque incongruities
 
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Alternative Names
Baron Deedes 1913-2007
Deedes 1913-2007 Baron
Deedes 1913-2007 Lord
Deedes, Baron, 1913-2007
Deedes Bill 1913-2007
Deedes, Bill (William Francis), 1913-2007
Deedes, Lord, 1913-2007
Deedes, W. F. 1913-2007
Deedes, William
Deedes, William Francis
Deedes, William Francis 1913-2007
Lord Deedes 1913-2007
Languages
English (66)
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