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Writing Home
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Writing Home

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Writing Home by Alan Bennett

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Bringing together the hilarious, revealing, and lucidly intelligent writing of one of England's best known literary figures, "Writing Home" includes the journalism, book and theater reviews, and diaries of Alan Bennett, as well as "The Lady in the Van," his unforgettable account of Miss Shepherd, a London eccentric who lived in a van in Bennett's garden for more than twenty years. This revised and updated edition includes new material from the author, including more recent diaries and his introduction to his Oscar-nominated screenplay for "The Madness of King George." A chronicle of one of the most important literary careers of the twentieth century, Writing Home is a classic history of a life in letters.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312422578
ISBN-10: 0312422571
Format: Paperback / softback
(213mm x 137mm x 43mm)
Pages: 688
Imprint: Picador USA
Publisher: Picador USA
Publish Date: 2-May-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett is a renowned playwright and essayist, whose screenplay for T"he Madness of King George" was nominated for an Academy Award. He is also the author of T"he Clothes They Stood Up In "and "Writing Home." He lives in London, England

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