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Loitering with Intent: v.1: The Child by Peter O'Toole

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Loitering with Intent: v.1: The Child by Peter O'Toole

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This is Peter O'Toole's account of his early life, a childhood framed by "Captain Pat" O'Toole, itinerant bookmaker, and Constance Jane Eliot Ferguson. Born in 1932, O'Toole worked on provincial newspapers, served in the Navy, and attended RADA, making his professional acting debut in 1955.

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This is Peter O'Toole's account of his early life, a childhood framed by "Captain Pat" O'Toole, itinerant bookmaker, and Constance Jane Eliot Ferguson. In all that he writes of the period, O'Toole reveals his deep understanding of the absurd, both comic and chilling, and how he touches on the tragic - most notably in his studies of Hitler and the effect the Fuhrer has had on his life. O'Toole's memories lead readers in leaps through time as we read of his early years and the war, National Service in the Navy, his short-lived career as a cub reporter and the almost accidental audition at RADA that launched his career. Peter O'Toole was born in 1932. After working on provincial newspapers, serving in the Navy, and attending RADA, he made his professional acting debut in 1955 at the Theatre Royal, Bristol. A Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters, an honour awarded to him in 1989 by the Republic of France, Peter O'Toole lives in London.

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SKU GOR001512667
Title Loitering with Intent: v.1: The Child
Author By (author) Peter O'Toole
Contributor No
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Year Published 1993
Page Number 208
ISBN 0330331388
ISBN13 9780330331388
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes No
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.

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