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John Le Carre: The Biography
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Hardcover
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from Harpercollins (November 3, 2015)
9780062106278 | details & prices | 652 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 2.00 in. | 1.95 lbs | List price $28.99
About: The definitive biography of the internationally adored author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and A Perfect Spy—arguably one of the most important and influential writers of the post-World War II period—by the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning biographer Adam Sisman.
Paperback
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from Harpercollins (November 1, 2016)
9780062106285 | details & prices | 704 pages | List price $18.99
About: The definitive biography of the internationally adored author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and A Perfect Spyarguably one of the most important and influential writers of the post World War II periodby the National Book Critics Circle Award winning biographer Adam Sisman In this definitive biographyblessed by John le Carr himselfAdam Sisman reveals the man behind the bestselling persona In John le Carr Sisman shines a spotlight on David Cornwell an expert at hiding in plain sight born to lying he wrote in 2002 bred to it trained to it by an industry that lies for a living practiced in it as a novelist Of course the pseudonym John le Carr has helped to keep the public at a distance Sisman probes Cornwell s unusual upbringing abandoned by his mother at the age of only five and raised by his con man father when not in prison and explores his background in British intelligence as well as his struggle to become a writer and his personal life Sisman has benefited from unfettered access to le Carr s private archive talked to the most important people in his life and interviewed the man himself at length Who is John le Carr Intriguing thorough and packed with entertaining detail this biography will be a treat for the legions of le Carr fans
from Bloomsbury Pub Ltd (February 11, 2016)
9781408849460 | details & prices | 672 pages | List price $15.50
About: John le Carré is still at the top more than half a century after The Spy Who Came in from the Cold became a worldwide bestseller.
CD/Spoken Word
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With Michael Page (other contributor) | Mp3 una edition from Brilliance Audio (November 3, 2015)
9781511335768 | details & prices | 5.25 × 6.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $19.99
About: The definitive biography of the internationally adored author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and A Perfect Spy—arguably one of the most important and influential writers of the post-World War II period—by the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning biographer Adam Sisman.