Life Without Armour

HarperCollins (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 10. Juli 1995
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 256 Seiten
978-0-00-255570-8 (ISBN)
This is an account of Alan Sillitoe's life. It ranges from his early years of council-house penury, through evacuation, life in the army and TB, to his rebirth as an angry young man. The book is published to coincide with his "Collected Stories".
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
HarperCollins Publishers
  • Höhe: 240 mm
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  • Breite: 159 mm
  • 270 gr
978-0-00-255570-8 (9780002555708)

Alan Sillitoe was born in 1928 and left school at 14 to work in various factories. He began writing after four years in the RAF, and lived for six years in France and Spain. His first stories were printed in the 'Nottingham Weekly Guardian'. In 1958 'Saturday Night and Sunday Morning' was published and 'The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner', which won the Hawthornden prize for Literature, came out the following year. Both these books were made into films.

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