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The Reacher Guy: The Authorised Biography of Lee Child

The Reacher Guy: The Authorised Biography of Lee Child (Hardback, Digital original)

By Martin, Heather

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Lee Child is the thriller writer responsible for countless international bestsellers - as well as the iconic character of Jack Reacher. Yet despite being revered by millions of readers around the globe, little is actually known about the enigmatic man behind the novels. The Lee C...hild origin myth is a much-loved one: it sees the author springing, fully formed, from the brow of Granada Television. But this is the first time that anyone has revealed the Lee Child arc: from peaceful obscurity in the Yorkshire Dales to cult status as a literary rockstar, through to backlash, the changing zeitgeist and intimations of retirement. The Reacher Guy is an explosive and riveting biography of a much-loved and mythologised author. In it, Heather Martin looks closely at where Child really sprang from. Based on disarmingly frank personal conversations and years of correspondence with the author, as well as privileged access to archival materials, it is the nearest thing the world is ever likely to get to the autobiography Lee Child does not intend to write.
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ISBN 9781472134257
Released NZ 24 Nov 2020
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Format Hardback, Digital original
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ISBN-13 9781472134257
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Imprint Constable
Released 24 Nov 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, Digital original
 › 2 other possible formats available
Edition Digital original
Author(s) By Martin, Heather
Category Biography & Autobiography: Film, Television, Music, Theatre
Biography & Autobiography: Literary
Number of Pages 528
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 236mm
Spine: 48mm
Dewey Code 813.6
Weight 800g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Authors, American - Biography - 20th century
NBS Text Biography: Literary
ONIX Text General/trade

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