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An Education By Lynn Barber

An Education
by Lynn Barber

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When the journalist Lynn Barber was 16, she was picked up at a bus-stop by an older man who drew up in his sports car - and her life was almost wrecked. A confident girl on course to go to Oxford, she began a relationship which was encouraged by her suburban parents that took her into the semi-criminal world of west London just as the 1960s began.
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An Education by Lynn Barber

When the journalist Lynn Barber was 16, she was picked up at a bus-stop by an attractive older man who drew up in his sports car - and her life was almost wrecked. A bright confident girl, on course to go to Oxford, she began a relationship which, incredibly, was encouraged by her conventional, suburban parents and which took her into the louche, semi-criminal world of west London just as the 1960s began. Ruin beckoned, until one day she made an important discovery.

'An Education', the opening piece of this fascinating memoir, was highly praised when first published in Granta magazine, and is currently being filmed by the BBC with a Nick Hornby script.

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An Education Reviews


Candid, unsentimental and extremely funny. I read it in one glorious go, laughing and crying throughout. -- Zoe Heller

About Lynn Barber


Lynn Barber studied English at Oxford University. She began her career in journalism at Penthouse, and has since worked for a number of major British newspapers and for Vanity Fair. She currently writes for the Observer. She has published two volumes of her celebrated interviews, Mostly Men and Demon Barber.

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GOR001401563
An Education by Lynn Barber
Lynn Barber
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2009-06-25
224
0141039558
9780141039558
N/A
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