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In Spite of Myself: A Memoir

Plummer, Christopher

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ISBN 10: 0679421629 / ISBN 13: 9780679421627
Published by Alfred A Knopf, New York, 2008
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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648pp. Stated First Edition, with no other printings or editions cited. Gray boards with bright silver lettering on spine; beveled fore-edge; very slightest of hint at age-toning along lower edges, beneath dustwrapper, dw along edges completely fresh, New. Glossy dustwrapper price-clipped, with front cover large, grainy, black and white photo-illustration of a smiling Plummer, with his name in white letters superimposed across bottom of portrait, above title lettering in black, superimposed upon a band of silver across lower front cover. Now in mylar. Signed by author and inscribed to previous owner on title page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 005209

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Title: In Spite of Myself: A Memoir

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed and Inscribed By Author to Previous Owner

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

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A rollicking, rich portrait of the life of one of today's greatest living actors. Seamlessly written, with stories that make real the fascinating, complex, exuberant adventure that is the actor's (or at least this actor's) life. Illustrated with 182 photographs.

About the Author:

Christopher Plummer was born in Toronto, Ontario. He has acted in more than a hundred feature films, and, in addition to performing leading roles with the Royal Shakespeare Company, he has starred in Great Britain’s National Theatre, the Stratford Festival of Canada, and sixteen Broadway plays. He has been nominated for seven Tony Awards and won twice for Best Actor for Barrymore and Cyrano. He lives in Connecticut.

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