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Untold stories

Author: Alan Bennett
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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"An instant bestseller in the U.K., Untold Stories brings together the finest and funniest writing by one of England's best-known literary figures. In his first major collection since Writing Home, Alan Bennett opens with a poignant memoir of growing up in Leeds and closes with an account of his cancer diagnosis and recovery, with everything from his much-celebrated essays to his irreverent comic pieces and reviews  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Named Person: Alan Bennett; Alan Bennett; Alan Bennett
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Bennett
ISBN: 9780374281038 0374281033
OCLC Number: 61879767
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 658 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Seeing stars. The ginnel. Diaries 1996-2004. Theatre and plays. The lady in the van --
The national theatre --
The history boys. Radio and TV. Hymn --
Cheeky chappies --
The last of the sun --
Thora Hird --
Lindsay Anderson. Art, architecture and authors. Going to the pictures --
Spoiled for choice --
Portrait or bust --
Making York Minster --
County arcade, Leeds --
A room of my own --
Denton Welch --
England gone: Philip Larkin --
Staring out of the window. Ups and downs. A common assault --
Arise, sir... --
An average rock bun.
Responsibility: Alan Bennett.
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"An instant bestseller in the U.K., Untold Stories brings together the finest and funniest writing by one of England's best-known literary figures. In his first major collection since Writing Home, Alan Bennett opens with a poignant memoir of growing up in Leeds and closes with an account of his cancer diagnosis and recovery, with everything from his much-celebrated essays to his irreverent comic pieces and reviews in between."--Publisher's website.

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