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Arguments with England : a memoir

Author: Michael Blakemore
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Michael Blakemore recalls his early days in the theatre, and his struggle to come to terms with the realities of a less than perfect England.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Michael Blakemore; Michael Blakemore, Regisseur.; Michael Blakemore
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Blakemore
ISBN: 0571224458 9780571224456 0571224466 9780571224463
OCLC Number: 56657157
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 404 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Beginning and an Ending --
The Promised Land --
Primary School --
North and South --
Stopping and Starting --
A Door Opens --
And Another Closes --
Almost --
A World Elsewhere --
Ladders and Snakes --
Home from Home --
Boats against the Current --
The End and a Beginning.
Responsibility: Michael Blakemore.

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