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Michael Parkinson - Parky (My Autobiography) (2nd Hand Hardback)

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Synopsis

Meet the man who has met everyone.

All Michael Parkinson really wanted to do was play cricket for Yorkshire and England. However, he soon realised that to be paid to watch films, football and cricket would be the best way to spend life, and he became a journalist.

Television beckoned and for three decades Parkinson interviewed the movers and shakers of the late twentieth century, making his television programme the must-see event of the week.

In singing with Bing Crosby, dancing with Billy Connolly, flirting with Miss Piggy and sparring with Muhammad Ali, Parkinson proved himself one of the most engaging and durable hosts in both Britain and Australia.

In his autobiography he recalls a full life with honesty, insight and humour.

Details
  • Format : Standard 2nd Hand Hardback with Dust Jacket
  • Condition : Very Good
  • Category : Non-Fiction - Autobiography & Biography
  • Published : 2008
  • ISBN : 9780340961667
  • SKU : B000125
  • PPC : SP600gm
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
External Reviews

'A joyous, breezy read . . . It is also beautifully written' - Daily Telegraph.

'Funny and self-deprecating and just as laid-back as he is on camera' - Independent.

'Just like an extended edition of a brilliant Parkinson on television - engrossing and entertaining' - Irish Times.

'I recommend it heavily. It's a wonderful book' - Melvyn Bragg.

The Author

Sir Michael Parkinson CBE is an English broadcaster, journalist and author. He presented his television talk show, Parkinson, from 1971 to 1982 and from 1998 to 2007, as well as other talk shows and programmes both in the UK and internationally. He has also worked in radio broadcasting.