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Alec Guinness : the authorized biography

Author: Piers Paul Read
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, [2005]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait based on access to the late actor's personal writings offers insight into his experiences as a soldier in World War II, his stage and film achievements, and his fiercely private personal life.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Read, Piers Paul, 1941-
Alec Guinness.
New York : Simon and Schuster, [2005]
(DLC) 2004062601
(OCoLC)57193341
Named Person: Alec Guinness; Alec Guinness
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Piers Paul Read
OCLC Number: 607609596
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 632 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The seeds of genius --
The sweet prince --
Lieutenant A. Guinness Cuffe, RNVR --
Guinness is good for you --
Faith, fame and failure --
Private lives --
Indian summer --
Sub specie aeternitatis.
Responsibility: Piers Paul Read.
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A portrait based on access to the late actor's personal writings offers insight into his experiences as a soldier in World War II, his stage and film achievements, and his fiercely private personal life.

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