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Miracles of life : Shanghai to Shepperton : an autobiography

Author: J G Ballard
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2008.
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The author of Empire of the Sun charts the course of his life from his early childhood in Shanghai, internment in a WWII prison camp, his early attempts at fiction while stationed in Canada and his life as a single father in Britain after the premature death of his wife.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: J G Ballard; James G Ballard
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J G Ballard
ISBN: 9780007270729 0007270720
OCLC Number: 175283644
Awards: Shortlisted for Galaxy British Book Awards: Tesco Biography of the Year 2009.
Description: viii, 278 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: J.G. Ballard.
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'Miracles of Life' opens and closes in Shanghai, the city where J.G.Ballard was born, and where he spent the most of the Second World War interned with his family in a Japanese concentration camp.  Read more...

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'A particular delight of this lyrical autobiography lies in spotting the landscapes and events that appear subtly reconfigured, in Ballard's fiction.' Observer 'Critics' Picks for 2008' 'The Read more...

 
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