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My Judy Garland life

Author: Susie Boyt
Publisher: London : Virago, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fascinating and extraordinary, thrilling and poignant, My Judy Garland Life will speak to anyone who has ever nursed an obsession or held a candle to a star. Judy Garland has been an important figure in Susie Boyt's life since she was three years old, comforting, inspiring and at times disturbing her. In this unique book, Boyt travels deep into the underworld of hero worship, reviewing through the prism of Judy our  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Susie Boyt; Judy Garland; Susie Boyt; Judy Garland
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susie Boyt
ISBN: 9781844084128 1844084124
OCLC Number: 316429757
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Awards: Short-listed for PEN Ackerley Prize 2009 (UK)
Description: 308 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Susie Boyt.

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What a self-deprecating, funny, moving, entertaining read it is, a mad love letter from Susie Boyt to Judy Garland . . . It makes for a new kind of memoir, one that finds a way to insert, Read more...

 
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