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Ackerley

a life of J.R. Ackerley

by Parker, Peter

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Published by Noonday in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

Biography of the literary editor of the Listener, author of My father and myself, and homosexual

Edition Notes

StatementPeter Parker
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6001.C4 Z86 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 465 p., [24] p. of plates :
Number of Pages465
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24653282M
ISBN 100374522790
ISBN 109780374522797
OCLC/WorldCa123097956

  “It is a book about motherhood, grief, infertility, alternative ways to create a family – and my odd love affair with Britain’s crumbling seaside towns. The PEN Ackerley is the UK’s. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Parker, Peter, Ackerley. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (OCoLC)

Ackerley: a life of J. R. Ackerley User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. As literary editor of the BBC's The Listener from to , Ackerley was near the center of English literary life for decades. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Parker, Peter, Ackerley. London: Constable, (OCoLC)

  I get asked all the time, “How did a psychiatrist get interested in mold?” My interest stems from my clinical experience. As an integrative psychiatrist, I attract people who weren’t helped. Mailing Address: GINGER & BARRY ACKERLEY FOUNDATION. Second Avenue, Suite Seattle, Washington


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He published many emerging poets and writers who became influential in Great Britain/5. Ackerley completed the book shortly before his death in ; it was published posthumously as My Father and Myself () and set new standards for sexual frankness in autobiography.

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J. 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).

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Ackerley, lends insight into the minds of two men, both curious and proud, both leading secret lives. The book, in reality, is two parallel stories that merge into one. Both stories attribute the same themes: upholding honor to one's family and self-worth; love; past lives; abandonment; and learning to accept truth Cited by:   Buy a cheap copy of My Dog Tulip book by J.R.

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Ackerley's overlooked masterpiece – and .This prize was first awarded in Following the death of Joe Randolph Ackerley ( – ), author and long-time literary editor of The Listener magazine, his sister Nancy endowed a literary prize in his memory.

Ackerley’s posthumous royalties continue to provide capital for this award. A longlist of eligible books is nominated by the judges, who are the Trustees of the fund set up.J.R.

Ackerley led an outwardly quiet life between his flat in suburban Putney and his London office at The Listener, the BBC’s weekly magazine, where he worked from to Though he was the leading literary editor of his generation, he was in no hurry to publish his own work – hence, his controversial memoir appeared posthumously.