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The house in France : a memoir

Author: Gully Wells
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in Provence, London, and New York: a daughter's wonderfully evocative and witty memoir of her mother and stepfather--Dee Wells, the glamorous and rebellious American journalist, and A.J. Ayer, the celebrated and worldly Oxford philosopher--and the life they lived at the center of absolutely everything. Gully Wells takes us into the heart of London's liberated intellectual inner circle of the 1960s. Here are Alan  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Gully Wells; Dee Wells; A J Ayer; A J Ayer; Dee Wells; A J Ayer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gully Wells
ISBN: 9781408822258 1408822253 9781408819883 1408819880 9781408808092 1408808099
OCLC Number: 779245143
Notes: Originally published: 2011.
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Gully Wells.

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A vivid, funny and moving memoir about growing up in an astonishing family; a love-letter to a mother and to an extraordinary house  Read more...

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'A superbly entertaining memoir full of delicious anecdote, witty portraiture, and unexpected pathos' * Zoe Heller * `Travel, celebrity, infidelity - and a generous dose of Provence. Charming and Read more...

 
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