A Life Like Other People's (Paperback)
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Short Description for A Life Like Other People's A memoir that offers a portrait of the author's parents' marriage and recalling his Leeds childhood, Christmases with Grandma Peel, and the lives, loves and deaths of his unforgettable aunties Kathleen and Myra.
- Published: 29 April 2010
- Format: Paperback 256 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780571248131 ISBN 10: 0571248136
- Sales rank: 56,968
Full description for A Life Like Other People's
Alan Bennett's "A Life Like Other People's" is a poignant family memoir offering a portrait of his parents' marriage and recalling his Leeds childhood, Christmases with Grandma Peel, and the lives, loves and deaths of his unforgettable aunties Kathleen and Myra. Bennett's powerful account of his mother's descent into depression and later dementia comes hand in hand with the uncovering of a long-held tragic secret. This is a heartrending and at times irresistibly funny work of autobiography by one of the best-loved English writers alive today.