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Roald Dahl : a biography

Author: Jeremy Treglown
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography of the controversial children's author, from his childhood and service in World War II, through his career with the "New Yorker" and as a Hollywood screenwriter to his move to children's literature.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Roald Dahl; Roald Dahl; Roald Dahl; Roald Dahl
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Treglown
ISBN: 0374251304 9780374251307 0788169319 9780788169311
OCLC Number: 30130671
Description: x, 322 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Almost anything you could say about him would be true --
The apple --
Flying --
Disney --
In the valley of the Dahls --
Yakety parties --
A very maternal daddy --
Punishment and pain, unhappiness and despair --
Center stage --
Credits --
Businessman of letters --
Wham! --
Pencils --
Three cheers for Stephen Roxburgh --
You're absolutely wrong and I am right.
Responsibility: Jeremy Treglown.

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A biography of the controversial children's author, from his childhood and service in World War II, through his career with the "New Yorker" and as a Hollywood screenwriter to his move to children's literature.

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