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Strangers

A Family Romance

Strangers( )
Author: Tennant, Emma
ISBN:978-0-09-927387-5
Publication Date:Jun 1999
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Arrow
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

Based on fact, but told with the imagination of a novelist, STRANGERS is the story of the author's family, the Tennants. Margot Asquith and Pamela Tennant (nee Wyndham), warring sisters-in-law; Pamela's children, her 'jewels' - Clare the wilful beauty, Stephen Tennant the outrageous aesthete, David the nightclub king, and the steady, sensible Christopher who becomes head of the family when the eldest brother Bim dies on the Somme - these are some of the characters brought to sudden and...
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Book Details
Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.8 x 1.2 cm
Book Weight:0.22 Kilograms
Author Biography
Tennant, Emma (Author)
Emma Tennant was born in London, England on October 20, 1937. Before becoming an author and editor, she worked as a journalist for Queen magazine and Vogue. Her first novel, The Color of Rain, was written under the pseudonym of Catherine Aydy in 1963. The novels written under her own name included The Time of the Crack, The Last of the Country House Murders, Hotel de Dream, The Bad Sister, Alice Fell, Queen of Stones, Two Women of London: The Strange Case of Ms. Jekyll and Mrs. Hyde, Faustine, Pemberley, and An Unequal Marriage. She also wrote several memoirs including Strangers: A Family Romance, Girlitude: A Memoir of the 50s and 60s, Burnt Diaries, and Waiting for Princess Margaret. She founded and edited the literary journal Bananas and was the editor the Viking series Lives of Modern Women. She died from posterior cortical atrophy, a rare form of Alzheimer's disease, on January 21, 2017 at the age of 79.

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