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Author Name    GREENE, Graham

Title   Sort of Life, A

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good in Very Good- dust wrapper

Edition   First US Edition

Size   220 pages

Publisher   NY Simon & Schuster 1971

ISBN Number    0671210106 / 9780671210106

Seller ID   4065

Spine ends bumped, page edges lightly yellowed with a few soil marks; interior pages clean and bright, no binding problems. White dust wrapper, now yellowed, has price in lower front flap corner, top corner of flap neatly clipped, edgewear and rubbing, laminate beginning to peel at spine ends. ; The author tells of his childhood and early life up until the years after the acceptance of his first novel. This time included growing up in an intellectual Edwardian family, his education at Oxford, his involvement with the Secret Service, and his apprenticeship as a journalist. ; ' "A Sort of Life" takes him through Oxford, the early years of marriage and his conversion to Catholicism, to the point where he recklessly gives up his first Fleet Street job as a sub-editor on The Times in order to write full-time. But what marked Greene out above all else was his utter determination to pursue his craft. There can be no more fascinating or illuminating account of what it takes to become a writer.'

British Author Autobiography Oxford Secret Service Journalist

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