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Alec Guinness : the authorized biography

Author: Piers Paul Read
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, [2005].
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait based on access to the late actor's personal writings offers insight into his experiences as a soldier in World War II, his stage and film achievements, and his fiercely private personal life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Read, Piers Paul, 1941-
Alec Guinness.
New York : Simon and Schuster, [2005]
(OCoLC)607609596
Named Person: Alec Guinness
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Piers Paul Read
ISBN: 0743244982 9780743244985
OCLC Number: 57193341
Notes: Originally published: London ; New York : Simon & Schuster, 2003.
Description: vi, 632 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The seeds of genius --
The sweet prince --
Lieutenant A. Guinness Cuffe, RNVR --
Guinness is good for you --
Faith, fame and failure --
Private lives --
Indian summer --
Sub specie aeternitatis.
Responsibility: Piers Paul Read.
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A portrait based on access to the late actor's personal writings offers insight into his experiences as a soldier in World War II, his stage and film achievements, and his fiercely private personal life.

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