My father & myself by J. R. Ackerley

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Published by Bodley Head in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Ackerley, J.R. -- 1896-1967,
  • Gay men -- Family relationships,
  • Homosexuality -- Personal narratives

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ76 A27 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination219p.
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18371930M

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Ackerley () was for many years the literary editor of the BBC magazine The works include three memoirs, Hindoo Holiday, My Dog Tulip, and My Father and Myself, and a novel, We Think the World of You (all available as New York Review Books). W.H. Auden (—) was born in North Yorkshire, England, the son of a : New York Review Books.

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