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Author: Dannie Abse
Publisher: London : Hutchinson, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Loss, grief and love are the themes of this extraordinary memoir from one of Britain's most distinguished poets. Some months after Dannie Abse's wife Joan died in a car accident in June 2005, he began to write a diary which is both a record of present grief and a portrait of marriage which lasted more than fifty years. It is an extraordinary document, painful but celebratory; funny as well as sad, bursting with joy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Diaries
Biographies
Named Person: Dannie Abse; Dannie Abse; Dannie Abse
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dannie Abse
ISBN: 9780091796334 0091796334
OCLC Number: 123374210
Awards: Winner of Wales Book of the Year: English Language Award 2008.
Shortlisted for PEN/Ackerley Prize 2008.
Description: 271 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Dannie Abse.

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Some months after Dannie Abse's wife Joan died in a car accident in June 2005, he began to write a diary which is both a record of present grief and a portrait of marriage which lasted more than  Read more...

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