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Isaiah Berlin : a life

Author: Michael Ignatieff
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Isaiah Berlin refused to write an autobiography, but he agreed to talk about himself - and so for ten years, he allowed Michael Ignatieff to interview him. The son of a Riga timber merchant, he  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ignatieff
ISBN: 0099577313 9780099577317
OCLC Number: 477073113
Awards: Short-listed for James Tait Black Memorial Book Prize: Biography 2000
Short-listed for Jewish Quarterly Wingate Literary Prize: Non-fiction 1999
Short-listed for HH Wingate/Jewish Quarterly Literary Prize 1999
Description: 356 s. : illustrations (pbk)
Responsibility: Michael Ignatieff.

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Brings off the near-impossible - a lifelike portrait of a man who was loved by his friends not for what he wrote, but what he said -- Humphrey Carpenter * Sunday Times Books of the Year * A rare gem Read more...

 
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