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Author: Michael Parkinson
Publisher: Bath : Paragon, 2009.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Michael Parkinson; Michael Parkinson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Parkinson
ISBN: 9781408430385 140843038X
OCLC Number: 444422686
Notes: Originally published: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2008.
Includes index.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Pit village --
Jack's lad --
Cudworth, Yorkshire and England --
The noble art of beach cricket --
Grammar school sentence --
Junior reporter --
All that jazz --
Private Parkinson --
A cricketing guinea pig --
Proper journalists begin at Suez --
Opening for Barnsley with Dickie Bird --
The girl on the upper deck --
Watching Neville Cardus --
The black palace in Fleet Street --
Brendan Behan's false teeth --
Our man in the Congo --
Disenchantment --
Granadaland --
A spot of trouble in Zanzibar --
The six day war --
Paid to watch movies, football and cricket --
Talk show host --
Ali, the greatest --
Ali in autumn --
Emu and Meg Ryan --
Lighting up for Bette Davis --
That's showbiz --
Dust in the crevices --
The toughest job in the world --
Why do actors do it? --
With love, joy and laughter --
Storm in a BBC teacup --
Learning my ABC --
Two baggy greens --
The famous five --
From Elton John to Skinner Normanton --
Garden shed comeback --
Mandela's country --
Time-slot wars --
The engine of my ambition --
Final line-up.
Responsibility: Michael Parkinson.

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