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Author: Peter Ustinov
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1995.
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Actor, producer, director, novelist, and playwright Peter Ustinov enchants his readers the world over with wit and deft turns of phrase, as only Ustinov can do!
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Ustinov, Peter.
Ustinov still at large.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1995
(OCoLC)624344465
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ustinov
ISBN: 0879759674 9780879759674
OCLC Number: 31517782
Description: vii, 218 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Sun strokes high anxieties --
Rich cashing in on the poor --
In praise of laziness --
Beware of the yoghurt gangs --
Season of mists and violence --
On sex, sin and stupidity --
The stuff Nazis are made of --
Devious paths to freedom --
Of paragons and parasites --
Out of bleak clouds, hope --
Cold war's cosy warmth --
The old bull and Bush --
Ponderings in paradise --
When mystery is missing --
Party time is here again --
A man's world down under --
Villagers and villains --
Turning the tide in Hong Kong harbour --
A punishment to fit the crime --
Going weak at the knees --
Where charity begins and ends --
The good and the great --
The right to bear arms --
The price of forgiveness --
Stability and stupidity --
Of vandals and values --
e pluribus unum --
The shape of things to come? --
News from the Balkans --
Games without frontiers --
New worlds and old --
Idle threats --
States of mind --
Irony in the soul --
Uneasy ghosts --
If this is Monday, it must be Mülheim. --
Our royal heritage --
The view from Vienna --
In the European heartland --
Pax Romana, pax Americana --
The worst of all worlds --
This chamelon, democracy --
Reflections on a golden statue --
The pressures of evolution --
Ode to travel --
Enslaved by the royal muzzle --
Virtue and vice --
Good guys and bad --
Ghosts run riot once again --
When the victory parades end --
Corners to paint yourself into --
Tender yet steadfast --
When familiarity breeds nostalgia --
Settling Balkan scores in a land of broken promises --
Even corruption isn't what it was --
One step on, but how many back? --
Liberty can be a dangerous drug --
In retreat from reality --
Of faith, fear and forecasts --
Wild swings of the compass --
Singular help for plural suffering --
Moments when it pays to be blind --
Fit for an apparatchick --
Old men, young spirits --
Frailty paraded in public.
Other Titles: Still at large.
Responsibility: Peter Ustinov.

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Actor, producer, director, novelist, and playwright Peter Ustinov enchants his readers the world over with wit and deft turns of phrase, as only Ustinov can do!
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