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Niv : the authorized biography of David Niven

Author: Graham Lord
Publisher: New York : T. Dunne Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Draws on the Academy Award-winning actor's private papers, manuscripts, unpublished stories, and correspondences to discuss Niven's deeply unhappy personal life, discussing such topics as the childhood death of his father, the death of his beloved first wife, and his volatile second marriage.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: David Niven
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Lord
ISBN: 031232863X 9780312328634
OCLC Number: 55947933
Notes: Originally published: Great Britain : Orion Books.
Description: xiv, 370 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: 'The Most Poisonous Little Bastard' 1910-1923 --
The Making of an English Gentleman 1923-1928 --
Sandhurst and the Hairy-Legged Irish 1928-1933 --
A Swordsman in Hollywood 1933-1937 --
A Circus Going on Inside 1937-1939 --
The WAAF, Phantom and SHAEF 1939-1945 --
The Widower and the Model 1945-1949 --
Skating on Thin Ice 1949-1955 --
Around and on Top of the World 1955-1959 --
Chateau d'Oex and the Cote d'Azur 1959-1962 --
Shampoo, Beakers and Fernet Branca 1962-1969 --
The Moon's a Balloon 1969-1972 --
The Grumpy Bestseller 1972-1977 --
'Wodehouse With Tears' 1977-1983.
Responsibility: Graham Lord.
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Draws on the Academy Award-winning actor's private papers, manuscripts, unpublished stories, and correspondences to discuss Niven's deeply unhappy personal life, discussing such topics as the childhood death of his father, the death of his beloved first wife, and his volatile second marriage.

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