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A life in pictures

Author: Alasdair Gray
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alasdair Gray began painting and writing from an early age, and now in his seventies is still vigorously doing both. In this autopictography he gathers together the work that matters most to him, weaving it through and around the story of his life in his own inimitable style.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alasdair Gray; Alasdair Gray; Alasdair Gray
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alasdair Gray
ISBN: 9781841956404 1841956406
OCLC Number: 688186162
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Family photographs, 1915-52 --
Childhood books, 1937-49 --
Miss Jean Irwin, 1945-52 --
Schoolboy work, 1947-52 --
Early art school, 1952-55 --
Alan Fletcher, 1954-58 --
Later art school, 1954-57 --
Death & creation, 1957-61 --
Portraits, 1961-2009 --
My second family, 1961-64 --
My second family, 1965-70 --
Bared bodies, 1964-2010 --
Starting again, 1970-77 --
City recorder, 1977-78 --
Towards Lanark, 1970-81 --
Second new start, 1981-89 --
Third new start, 1989-2000 --
New century, 2000-10.
Responsibility: Alasdair Gray.

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The autobiography in words and pictures of one of Britain's most fascinating and acclaimed writers and artists, Alasdair Gray  Read more...

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Gray is a true original, a twentieth century William Blake. * * Observer * * A necessary genius. -- Ali Smith A master at rummaging in the dustbins of the mind. * * Daily Telegraph * * A great Read more...

 
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