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Spilling the beans

Author: Clarissa Dickson Wright
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the nation's best-loved cooks, Clarissa has lived her life on a grand scale. her mother was an Australian heiress, her father a brilliant surgeon. But he was determined and clever though and her ambition led her, at the age of 21, to be the youngest woman ever called to the Bar. Disaster struck, when her adored mother died suddenly. Grief led to a mind-numbing decade of over-indulgence during which she drank  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Clarissa Dickson Wright
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clarissa Dickson Wright
ISBN: 9780340933886 0340933887 9780340953006 0340953004 9780340933893 0340933895
OCLC Number: 137313039
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Shortlisted for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2009.
Shortlisted for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2008.
Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Tesco Biography of the Year Award 2008.
Description: 328 p., [16] p. of plates : 1 ill., ports. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Clarissa Dickson Wright.

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The number one bestselling, no holds barred autobiography of one of the nations best-loved cookswhose lifehas led her from wealth and privilege to alcoholism, bankruptcy and eventually fame in Two  Read more...

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Packed with hilarious anecdotes, fizzing with energy, throbbing with pain, this has to be the autobiography of the year Daily Mail She packs her story with marvellous anecdotes Sunday Times This is a Read more...

 
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