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An Almost English Life : Literary and Not So Literary Recollections.

Author: Miriam Gross
Publisher: London : Short Books, 2012.
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A sparklingly witty memoir, which takes us on a seductive journey from wartime Jerusalem to the heart of Fleet Street, providing a riveting outsider s view of English cultural life. Miriam Gross tells her story in a series of vivid vignettes life as an only child of ambitious parents in Jerusalem; her bohemian school days at the progressive Dartington Hall in Devon; coming of age at Oxford (where she had a brief  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Miriam Gross; Miriam Gross
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Gross
ISBN: 9781780721002 1780721005
OCLC Number: 811488674
Description: 1 online resource (199 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; I; II; III; IV; V; VI; Interviews; Acknowledgements; Copyright.

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A sparklingly witty memoir, which takes us on a seductive journey from wartime Jerusalem to the heart of Fleet Street, providing a riveting outsider s view of English cultural life. Miriam Gross tells her story in a series of vivid vignettes life as an only child of ambitious parents in Jerusalem; her bohemian school days at the progressive Dartington Hall in Devon; coming of age at Oxford (where she had a brief romance with the young Kris Kristofferson); and then finding her place in British journalism, a pre-spellcheck world populated by chauvinists, scholars and bon-vivants who seemed rar.

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