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Author: Dawn French
Publisher: London : Century, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dawn French is one of the greatest comedy actresses of our time, with a career that has spanned nearly three decades, encompassing a vast and brilliant array of characters. Loved for her irreverent humor, Dawn has achieved massive mainstream success while continuing to push boundaries and challenge stereotypes. Here she describes the journey that would eventually establish her as a perhaps unlikely, but nevertheless  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Dawn French; Dawn French; Dawn French
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dawn French
ISBN: 9781846053443 1846053447 1846053455 9781846053450
OCLC Number: 233788643
Awards: Short-listed for Galaxy British Book Awards: Tesco Biography of the Year 2009
Short-listed for Biographers' Club Prize for Best First Biography 2009
Description: x, 366 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: "With a sharp eye for comic detail and a wicked ear for the absurdities of life, Dawn French shows just how an RAF girl from the West Country with dreams of becoming a ballerina/air hostess/bridesmaid/thief rose to become one of the best-loved comedy actresses of our time." "Here Dawn French invites us into her most personal relationships with, among others, her mum and dad, her husband, her daughter and her friend Jennifer." "Dawn reveals the people, experiences and obsessions that have influenced her and that helped shape her comedy creations --
including kissing, dogs, grandmas, David Cassidy, teenage angst, school, stealing and Madonna. She is as open about her fears and sorrows as she is about her delights and joys, and for the first time shares the experience of losing her beloved dad and later finding a tip-topmost chap in Lenny Henry." --
BOOK JACKET.
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