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Storyteller : the authorized biography of Roald Dahl

Author: Donald Sturrock
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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This authorized biography, written by a BBC producer and director who knew Dahl and worked with the cooperation of the author's adult children and both wives--one of whom was film star Patricia Neal--covers the man and his reputation.
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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: Donald Sturrock
ISBN: 9781416550822 1416550828
OCLC Number: 464593129
Description: x, 655 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Lunch with Igor Stravinsky --
The outsider --
Shutting out the sun --
Boy --
Foul things and horrid people --
Distant faraway lands --
A monumental bash on the head --
David and Goliath --
Alive but earthbound --
A sort of fairy story --
Secrets and lies --
The scholar-gypsy --
The poacher --
The master of the macabre --
A tornado of troubles --
Breaking point --
Indomitable --
The gentle warmth of love --
Explosions are exciting --
The wizard and the wonderman --
No point in struggling.
Responsibility: Donald Sturrock.

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This authorized biography, written by a BBC producer and director who knew Dahl and worked with the cooperation of the author's adult children and both wives--one of whom was film star Patricia Neal--covers the man and his reputation.

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