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Miracles of life : Shanghai to Shepperton : an autobiography, J.G. Ballard

Label
Miracles of life : Shanghai to Shepperton : an autobiography
Title
Miracles of life
Title remainder
Shanghai to Shepperton : an autobiography
Statement of responsibility
J.G. Ballard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
J.G. Ballard has been, for over fifty years, one of this country's most significant writers. Beginning with the events that inspired his classic novel, "Empire of the Sun", in this revelatory autobiography he charts the course of his astonishing life. "Miracles of Life" takes us from the vibrant surroundings of pre-war Shanghai, to the deprivations and unexpected freedoms of Lunghua Camp, to Ballard's arrival in a devastated Britain. Ballard recounts his first attempts at fiction and his part in the social and artistic revolutions of the 60s. He describes his friendships with figures as diverse as Kingsley Amis, Michael Moorcock and Eduardo Paolozzi alongside recollections of his domestic life in Shepperton -- raising three children as a single father following the unexpected and premature death of his wife
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
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1930-2009
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Ballard, J. G.
Dewey number
  • 823/.914
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6052.A46
LC item number
Z46 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ballard, J. G
  • Novelists, English
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Miracles of life : Shanghai to Shepperton : an autobiography, J.G. Ballard
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
sky249969680
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xiv, 250 p.
Isbn
9780871404206
Lccn
2012033865
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
Miracles of life : Shanghai to Shepperton : an autobiography, J.G. Ballard
Publication
Control code
sky249969680
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xiv, 250 p.
Isbn
9780871404206
Lccn
2012033865
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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