Reveals the life story of Lord George Weidenfeld, chronicling his flight from 1939 Nazi Vienna, his efforts with BBC during the war, and his rise to a major figure in international publishing, business, and media.
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Lord George Weidenfeld--a penniless refugee from Nazi Vienna in 1939 who became a social and cultural impresario in England, Europe, the U.S., and Israel--reminisces about the extraordinary personalities, from both politics and the arts, whom he got to know over the years.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0005670119
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR004439303
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Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002006925
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Book Description Harper Collins. 1994. 0002158566, 1994. HB. DW. DW lightly rubbed o/w book & DW VG. Bookseller Inventory # 18648
Book Description U.K / HarperCollins, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Lord Weidenfeld's autobiography is a political and cultural history of post-war Britain, as well as a portrait of the many characters he has known in political, business and social circles. A.J.P. Taylor, Woodrow Wyatt, the Longfords, Peter Ustinov, the Churchills, Isaiah Berlin, Kim Philby, Cyril Connolly, Harold Wilson, the Marks and Spencer clan and Harold Nicolson are just the tip of the iceberg. Weidenfeld left Vienna in his youth under the shadow of Nazism, and found his way to Britain. Having set up as a publisher with Nigel Nicolson, he married Jane Sieff of the Marks & Spencer clan and was embraced into upper-class Jewish circles, through which he became involved in the setting-up of the new Israel in the late 1940s. / With illustrations. This is a 1st edition hardback with its dustjacket in near to fine condition. (483 pages & 12 pages of introduction & 16 pages of illustrations). This is a heavy book over 1kg, so there will be an extra postage charge. Bookseller Inventory # 8014