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Learning to Talk Short Stories

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ISBN-10: 0007166443

ISBN-13: 9780007166442

Edition: 2003

Authors: Hilary Mantel

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In the wake of Hilary Mantel's captivating memoir, 'Giving Up The Ghost', this collection of loosely autobiographical stories locates the transforming moments of a haunted childhood.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.31" wide x 7.76" long x 0.43" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Hilary Mantel was born in Glossop, Derbyshire, England on July 6, 1952. She studied law at the London School of Economics and Sheffield University. She worked as a social worker in Botswana for five years, followed by four years in Saudi Arabia. She returned to Britain in the mid-1980s. In 1987 she was awarded the Shiva Naipaul Memorial Prize for an article about Jeddah. She worked as a film critic for The Spectator from 1987 to 1991. She has written numerous books including Eight Months on Ghazzah Street, A Place of Greater Safety, A Change of Climate, The Giant, O'Brien, Giving up the Ghost: A Memoir, and Beyond Black. She has won several awards for her work including the Winifred Holtby…