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The animals : letters between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy

Author: Christopher Isherwood; Don Bachardy; Katherine Bucknell
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Letter : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Christopher Isherwood was a celebrated English writer when he met the Californian teenager Don Bachardy on a Santa Monica beach in 1952. They spent their first night together on Valentine's Day 1953. Defying the conventions, the two men began living as an openly gay couple in an otherwise closeted Hollywood. The Animals provides a loving testimony of an extraordinary relationship that lasted until Chris's death in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
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Named Person: Christopher Isherwood; Don Bachardy; Don Bachardy; Christopher Isherwood; Christopher Isherwood; Don Bachardy; Christopher Isherwood; Don Bachardy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Isherwood; Don Bachardy; Katherine Bucknell
ISBN: 9780701186784 070118678X
OCLC Number: 852806532
Description: xxxix, 481 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 book mark
Other Titles: Animals, love letters between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy
Responsibility: edited and introduced by Katherine Bucknell.

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Provides a loving testimony of a relationship that lasted until Chris' death in 1986 - and survived affairs (on both sides) and a thirty-year-age-gap.  Read more...

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"Rewarding in all sorts of unexpected ways and a welcome addition to our knowledge and understanding of two very complex, talented and ambitious men" -- David Collard Times Literary Supplement "It is Read more...

 
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