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Contact! - 9780571250691

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  • Product code: AAPYQ
  • ISBN: 9780571250691
  • Publisher: Faber and Faber
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.6cm x 13.1cm
  • Pages: 208
  • Publish date: 02/09/2010

Contact! (Paperback)

Contact! - 9780571250691

Jan Morris


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In "Contact!", Jan turns her brilliantly observant eye to the human contacts she made, across the globe and though the decades. As a series of vignettes, some only a few lines long, she records hundreds of brief glimpses and fleeting encounters, celebrating the people who helped spark her view of the world and mould her responses. A vast range of human experience is here: most are anonymous, everyday encounters - children playing, a homeless man in Manhattan, a lascivious taxi-driver - but she also remembers celebrated figures, from Yves San Laurent to King Hussein of Jordan, President Truman to Peter OToole. "Contact!" is a must for any fans of Jan's writing. Her great sense of amusement, shrewd eye for detail and huge enthusiasm for her contacts makes these episodes incredibly enjoyable - and often profound.

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Product Details

  • Product code: AAPYQ
  • ISBN: 9780571250691
  • Publisher: Faber and Faber
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.6cm x 13.1cm
  • Pages: 208
  • Publish date: 02/09/2010

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