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Carrying The Elephant (Signed By Author)

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In 72 prose-poems Michael Rosen tells the story of a life: his left-wing Jewish upbringing, with baffling childhood trips to Trafalgar Square, eastern Europe and hospital, followed by trainee days at the BBC under the watchful eyes of MI5, breakdown of a marriage, development of a new relationship and the joy of a new baby. And, in a core series of pieces, the central calamity of his life: the sudden death from meningitis of his 18 year-old son. "Rather you than me", said one of the neighbours on hearing the news - a remark that Rosen records, as he does much else to do with death, with surprised, painful honesty.

Used, but in very good condition. Signed by the author, "Hello Karen, Michael Rosen was here."

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Added value:
Out of print, signed by author.
Author(s):
Michael Rosen
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2002
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0141010274
ISBN-13:
9780141010274
Number of pages:
83
Publisher:
Penguin

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In 72 prose-poems Michael Rosen tells the story of a life: his left-wing Jewish upbringing, with baffling childhood trips to Trafalgar Square, eastern Europe and hospital, followed by trainee days at the BBC under the watchful eyes of MI5, breakdown of a marriage, development of a new relationship and the joy of a new baby. And, in a core series of pieces, the central calamity of his life: the sudden death from meningitis of his 18 year-old son. "Rather you than me", said one of the neighbours on hearing the news - a remark that Rosen records, as he does much else to do with death, with surprised, painful honesty.

Used, but in very good condition. Signed by the author, "Hello Karen, Michael Rosen was here."

Added value:
Out of print, signed by author.
Author(s):
Michael Rosen
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2002
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0141010274
ISBN-13:
9780141010274
Number of pages:
83
Publisher:
Penguin

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