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Climbing the bookshelves

Author: Shirley Williams
Publisher: London : Virago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shirley Williams was born to politics. As well as being influenced by her mother, Vera Brittain, her father George Caitlin, a leading political scientist, encouraged his daughter to have high ambitions for herself - including daring to climb the bookshelves in his library. Elected as MP for Hitchin in 1964, she was a member of the Wilson and Callaghan governments and was also the Secretary of State for Education. As  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographie
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Williams, Shirley, 1930-
Climbing the bookshelves.
London : Virago Press, 2009
(OCoLC)891465931
Named Person: Shirley Williams; Shirley Williams; Shirley Williams; Shirley (Politikerin) Williams
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Williams
ISBN: 9781844084760 1844084760
OCLC Number: 403468256
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 423 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Shirley Williams.

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* The inspirational politician Shirley Williams writes a full autobiography of her extraordinary life story. The autobiography of that rare thing - a good and much-loved politician  Read more...

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