Full Marks For Trying

  • Brigid Keenan

  • ISBN: 9781444831740

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From her early beginnings - a colourful childhood in India brought to an abrupt end by independence and partition, a return to dreary post-war England, and on to a finishing... more

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From her early beginnings - a colourful childhood in India brought to an abrupt end by independence and partition, a return to dreary post-war England, and on to a finishing school in Paris - Brigid Keenan was never destined to lead a normal life. When, as a ten-year-old, she overheard herself described as 'desperately plain', she decided to rely on something different: glamour, eccentricity, character, a career - anything so as not to end up at the bottom of the pile. And in classic Brigid style, she somehow ended up with them all. In the swinging sixties, she came into her own: working with David Bailey and Jean Shrimpton; labelled a 'Young Meteor' by the press; turning up to report on the Vietnam War in a miniskirt...
Full Marks For Trying by Brigid Keenan

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Large Print Hardback: 9781444831740
(01 Mar 2017)

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