Three Mothers (and a Camel) by Phyllida Law

Three Mothers (and a Camel) by Phyllida Law

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A single-volume edition of two hugely charming and funny memoirs of family life - 'Notes to my Mother-in-Law' and 'How Many Camels Are There in Holland?' - by the inimitable Phyllida Law.

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A single-volume edition of two hugely charming and funny memoirs of family life - 'Notes to my Mother-in-Law' and 'How Many Camels Are There in Holland?' - by the inimitable Phyllida Law. Phyllida Law's treasured mother-in-law Annie was the lynchpin of the entire family, so when they realised she was growing ever more deaf the only solution was for Phyllida to note down all the day's gossip for Annie to read. When her own mother Mego - always deliciously dotty - was diagnosed with dementia late in her life, Phyllida devoted herself to Mego's care, on hand to keep the cottage tidy and prepare a medicinal G&T. And all the while Phyllida had to manage her busy acting career and bring up her own daughters, the actresses Emma and Sophie Thompson. Complete with wonderful new material from Phyllida, Emma and Sophie, this single-volume edition of Phyllida Laws's two enchanting memoirs of family life - 'Notes to my Mother-in-Law' and 'How Many Camels Are There in Holland?' - is a tender and sweetly comic story of mothers, daughters, a malfunctioning hearing aid and a most peculiar question about camels ...

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SKU GOR005554812
Title Three Mothers (and a Camel)
Author By (author) Phyllida Law
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 352
ISBN 10 0007485875
ISBN 13 9780007485871
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
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.
Description

Details

A single-volume edition of two hugely charming and funny memoirs of family life - 'Notes to my Mother-in-Law' and 'How Many Camels Are There in Holland?' - by the inimitable Phyllida Law. Phyllida Law's treasured mother-in-law Annie was the lynchpin of the entire family, so when they realised she was growing ever more deaf the only solution was for Phyllida to note down all the day's gossip for Annie to read. When her own mother Mego - always deliciously dotty - was diagnosed with dementia late in her life, Phyllida devoted herself to Mego's care, on hand to keep the cottage tidy and prepare a medicinal G&T. And all the while Phyllida had to manage her busy acting career and bring up her own daughters, the actresses Emma and Sophie Thompson. Complete with wonderful new material from Phyllida, Emma and Sophie, this single-volume edition of Phyllida Laws's two enchanting memoirs of family life - 'Notes to my Mother-in-Law' and 'How Many Camels Are There in Holland?' - is a tender and sweetly comic story of mothers, daughters, a malfunctioning hearing aid and a most peculiar question about camels ...
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR005554812
Title Three Mothers (and a Camel)
Author By (author) Phyllida Law
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 352
ISBN 10 0007485875
ISBN 13 9780007485871
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
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.