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The day the music died : a memoir

Author: Tony Garnett
Publisher: London : Constable, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tony Garnett has had an exceptional career and will shortly be the subject of a BBC retrospective to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Cathy Come Home (his groundbreaking film about homelessness that triggered changes in the law) and coincide with his new film. Tony's story begins in working-class, war-torn Birmingham where he movingly describes the trauma of his mother's death following a back-street abortion.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Tony Garnett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Garnett
ISBN: 1472122739 9781472122735
OCLC Number: 920717060
Description: xiv, 306 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Tony Garnett.

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From his childhood in working-class, war-torn Birmingham to his passionate battle to bring controversial topics into the public eye through film and TV, The Day the Music Died is the memoir of BBC  Read more...

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