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Title:
John Osborne : the many lives of the angry young man
Author:
Heilpern, John.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2007]

©2006
Physical Description:
xv, 527 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
General Note:
Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2006.
Language:
English
Contents:
The Hurst -- A patriot for us -- Mother and son -- "Every day is mother's day to me" -- Father and son -- The naked Christ -- Why Ozzy was expelled from school -- The first father figure -- The apprentice actor in search of a home -- What is truth and what is fable? -- Aunt Edna's knitting needles -- The apprentice playwright in search of an audience -- First love, first marriage -- First divorce -- A subject of scandal and concern -- The father reclaims the son -- Proceed to Texas -- Critics -- Context is all -- Three prize victims -- Success -- A typical night on Montana Street -- Take my wife...puhleeze! -- Good, brave causes -- Damn you, England -- "The biggest floperoo ever" -- Runaway lovers -- Another perfect house party -- The case of Osborne's son -- Spiritual longing -- Third marriage -- Inadmissiable Evidence -- A Patriot for Me -- The death of George Divine -- Breakdown -- The real thing -- My dear Tony -- Lost illusions -- "The chapter of accidents" -- Watch It Come Down -- A Better Class of Person -- Country matters -- What happened to Nolan -- En route to Shropshire -- Strindberg's man in England -- Déjàvu -- The end -- Epilogue and the search for faith.
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ISBN:
9780375403156
Format :
Book

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