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Description - Life Itself! by Elaine Dundy

Elaine Dundy, a New Yorker born in the 1930s, is the author of "The Dud Avocado", based on a year she spent in Paris. Here she presents her memoirs which begin in classy apartments on Park Lane before the Crash, include a wild and funny time as an actress in Paris and London, and reveal all about her disastrous marriage to theatre critic Kenneth Tynan. Her literary and theatrical circle - which included Peter Finch (about whom she later wrote a biography) and Tennesse Williams, Hemingway and Gore Vidal - is presented along with poignant remembrances of growing up in America in the 40s, and a literary and theatrical life in Paris and London.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781860495588
ISBN-10: 1860495583
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 126mm x mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Virago Press Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 4-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Elaine Dundy

Elaine Dundy was born in New York. As an actress she worked in Paris and London and then became a writer. She has written plays, biographies and novels including the bestselling THE DUD AVOCADO, her first novel.

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