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A curious career, Lynn Barber, (text large print)

Label
A curious career
Title
A curious career
Statement of responsibility
Lynn Barber
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Lynn Barber, by her own admission, has always suffered from a compelling sense of nosiness. An exceptionally inquisitive child she constantly questioned everyone she knew about imitate details of their lives. This talent for nosiness, coupled with her unusual lack of the very English fear of social embarrassment, turned out to be the perfect qualification for a celebrity interviewer. In A Curious Career, Lynn Barber takes us from her early years as a journalist at Penthouse - where she started out interviewing foot fetishists, voyeurs, dominatrices and men who liked wearing nappies - to her later more eminent role interrogating a huge cross-section of celebrities ranging from politicians to film stars, comedians, writers, artists and musicians. A Curious Career is full of glorious anecdotes - the interview with Salvador Dali that, at Dali's invitation, ended up lasting four days, or the drinking session with Shane MacGowan during which they planned to rob a bank. It also contains eye-opening transcripts, such as her infamous interview with the hilarious and spectacularly rude Marianne Faithfull. A wonderfully frank and funny memoir by Britain's greatest and most ferocious interviewer, A Curious Career is also a fascinating window into the lives of celebrities and the changing world of journalism
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
070.43092
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN5123.B288
LC item number
A3 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
A curious career, Lynn Barber, (text large print)
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A curious career, Lynn Barber, (text large print)
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Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
15883047
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24 cm.
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Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
224 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781445099668
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) RO665444
  • (OCoLC)904401407
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