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Things I didn't know : a memoir

Author: Robert Hughes
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The cultural critic describes growing up in Australia, his fractured family life and estrangement from his war-hero father, his anti-war beliefs, his education in a Catholic boys' school, his growing appreciation of art, and his early career as an author and artist.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hughes, Robert, 1938-
Things I didn't know.
New York : Knopf, 2006
(OCoLC)607241219
Named Person: Robert Hughes; Robert Hughes
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Hughes
ISBN: 1400044448 9781400044443
OCLC Number: 64208378
Description: 395 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Robert Hughes.
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The outspoken cultural critic and author of the bestselling "The Shock of the New" and "The Fatal Shore" now turns his eye inward in for this candid, often ribald, and stunningly intimate memoir of  Read more...

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"Hughes's vivid ruminations and sharp-eyed insights combine in bold, definitive strokes to yield a rich portrait of the art expert."<br>--"Publishers Weekly "(starred) Read more...

 
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