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Alec Guinness : the authorised biography

Author: Piers Paul Read
Publisher: London : Pocket Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The authorised biography of one of the greatest actors of the 20th century.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alec Guinness; Alec Guinness
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Piers Paul Read
ISBN: 0743416147 9780743416146
OCLC Number: 56540579
Notes: Originally published: London: Simon & Schuster, 2003.
Description: vi, 632 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: PART ONE: the seeds of genius --
PART TWO: the sweet prince --
PART THREE: lieutenant a. guinness cuffe, RNVR --
PART FOUR: guinness is good for you --
PART FIVE: faith, fame and failure --
PART SIX: private lives --
PART SEVEN: indian summer --
PART EIGHT: sub specie aeternitatis.
Responsibility: Piers Paul Read.

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"A deeply intelligent work, full of humanity and passion."-- "The Independent on Sunday"

 
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