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Author Sisman, Adam, author.

Title John le Carré : the biography / Adam Sisman.

Publication Info. New York : HarperCollins, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    823 Le Carre,J SIS    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 LE CARRE,J SIS    Available
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Non-Fiction    92 LE CARRE,J SIS    Available
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Edition First U.S. edition.
Description xx, 652 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note "First published in the United Kingdom in 2015 by Bloomsbury"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 628-631) and index.
Summary "In John le Carré, Sisman shines a spotlight on David Cornwell, an expert at hiding in plain sight. Of course, the pseudonym John le Carré has helped to keep the public at a distance. Sisman probes Cornwell's unusual upbringing, abandoned by his mother at the age of only five and raised by his con man father (when not in prison), and explores his background in British intelligence, as well as his struggle to become a writer, and his personal life. Sisman has benefited from unfettered access to le Carré's private archive, talked to the most important people in his life, and interviewed the man himself at length" -- provided by publisher.
Subject Le Carré, John, 1931- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Novelists, English -- 20th century.
Spy stories, English -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0062106279 hardcover
9780062106278 hardcover

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