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Riassunto: A comedian, singer, composer, musician, linguist, actor, author and a favourite of Sean Connery and Billy Connolly's, Norman MacLean is a living legend in the Gaelic world and a household name across the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Yet for all his creative genius Norman MacLean is virtually anonymous outside this ribbon of northern Scotland. His career has been etched with enormous highs and lows - a reflection of the turmoil of his private life, where a lifelong battle with alcohol has had a crippling effect on everything that he has touched, and which has arguably prevented him from achieving the global recognition that his undoubted talent so merited. In "The Leper's Bell", an erudite, analytical and frank autobiography of this wonderful, unique, but ultimately little-known star, Norman MacLean reveals the man behind the comedy and the crippling horrors of alcoholism. It is in turns tragic and uplifting, devastating and hilarious, elegant and heartbreaking, and one of the most compelling and moving memoirs to appear in recent years.
L'autore: Born in Glasgow in 1936, Norman Maclean was educated at school and university in Glasgow, before going on to teach all over Scotland. He garnered much fame after winning two Gold Medals at the National Mod - for poetry and singing - in the same year, 1967, the only person ever to do so. Shortly afterwards he began a career, as he would say himself, as a clown, and it is in that role, and that of a musician, that he is still best-known today.
Titolo: The Leper's Bell: Reflections of a ...
Casa editrice: Interlink Pub Group
Data di pubblicazione: 2009
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Interlink Pub Group, 2009. Condizione libro: Good. 1St Edition. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP62966555
Descrizione libro Interlink Pub Group, 2009. Condizione libro: Very Good. 1St Edition. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Codice libro della libreria GRP63647623
Descrizione libro Birlinn Ltd 2009-09-03, 2009. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. All books are pre-owned and will have been read by someone else before you. They may well show signs of minor wear and tear. Please note, cover images are illustrative only, and the actual book cover and edition can vary. Codice libro della libreria 9781841588278-21
Descrizione libro Paperback. Condizione libro: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Codice libro della libreria GOR002840444
Descrizione libro Edinburgh Birlinn Books, 2009. First edition hardback in fine condition, in fine unclipped dustjacket. (Book ref 4596). Codice libro della libreria 2731
Descrizione libro Birlinn, Edinburgh, 2009. Cloth. Condizione libro: Mint. Condizione sovraccoperta: Mint. First Edition. Hardback. Pictorial eps. Black cloth with gilt lettering. xxii + 327 pp. No inscriptions. Mint condition in like dw. Codice libro della libreria 017159
Descrizione libro Sep 03, 2009. Condizione libro: Used: Like New. PLEASE NOTE: Hardback ed 2009 BUT cover is different to shown here (same as PB copy) and title is also slightly different: The Leper's Bell: Autobiography of a Changeling. HARDBACK 2009. Very light shelf wear - as new. Codice libro della libreria S9-Q8T1-S8G8