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0008130817
Hardback:A life discarded : 148 diaries found in a skip / Alexander Masters.:2017 A life discarded : 148 diaries found in a skip / Alexander Masters.
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Author: Masters, Alexander,
Publication year: 2017
Media class: Hardback
Category: Non-Fiction
Publisher: London : 4th Estate, 2017.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780008130817 (pbk.) :
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In 2001, 148 tattered and mould-covered notebooks were discovered lying among broken bricks in a skip on a building site in Cambridge. Tens of thousands of pages were filled to the edges with urgent handwriting. They were a small part of an intimate, anonymous diary, starting in 1952 and ending half a century later, a few weeks before the books were thrown out. Over five years, the award-winning biographer Alexander Masters uncovers the identity and real history of their author, with an astounding final revelation.
Diarists Great Britain.
History.
Great Britain Social life and customs 20th century.

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Talking book - CD:A life discarded:2016.
Author: Masters, Alexander, author.
Year 2016.
Language: English
Media class: Talking book - CD
Publisher: Clipper Audiobooks,
Resource type: Physical
6 CDs (360 min.) : digital, stereo
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Hardback:A life discarded : 148 diaries found in a skip:2016.
Author: Masters, Alexander, author.
Year 2016.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Fourth Estate,
Resource type: Physical
258 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
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wonderful book
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