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An Entertaining Life

An Entertaining Life

This book contains both volumes of the late Sir Harry Secombe's autobiography and is published to mark what would have been his 80th birthday. It also includes previously unseen material about his final years, authorized by his family.
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The late Sir Harry Secombe was known and loved throughout the world as a comedian, singer, and Goon, and his death in April 2001 prompted many tributes to his great talent and kindness. He also proved himself to be a writer of considerable wit and calibre, with two bestselling novels and the highly praised first and second volumes of his autobiography, entitled Arias and Raspberries (1921-1950) and Strawberries and Cheam (1951-1996) respectively. Harry Secombe: The Collected Memoirs brings together both volumes of Harry Secombe's autobiography - covering his childhood, the war, Variety, the Goons and on - and includes an additional section covering the last few years of his life. This section contains writing from Sir Harry himself and contributions from his family. This commemorative volume, funny and moving by turn, encapsulates the perceptions of one of Britain's foremost entertainers and illustrates why he became so well-loved.

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Title - An Entertaining Life

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ISBN 13 - 9781861054715

Imprint - Robson Books Ltd

Publisher - HarperCollins Publishers

Date Published - 30/09/2001

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Binding Type - Hardback

Dimensions - 161 x 241 x mm

Weight - 862 g

Languages - English