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Blood & Tinsel : A Memoir (Hardcover)

Author: Sharman, Jim

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Both passionate and humorous, this lively memoir journeys from Jim Sharman''s colorful childhood in his father''s boxing troupe to his travels through Berlin, London, Sydney, and Tokyo, via the international successes of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," "Hair," and "Jesus Christ Superstar." This dynamic chronicle reveals behind-the-scenes details from the performances, recounts conversations with Lou Reed, and describes a fateful meeting with author Patrick White. From the rough and ready world of outback Australia in the 1950s--where boxers and "pantomime dames" shared the stage--to the cultural explosion of the 1970s and beyond, this is more than just a remarkable story about Australia; it is a moving tribute to a legendary family in the entertainment world.

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Publisher Paul & Co Pub Consortium
Mfg Part# 9780522853773
SKU 210187815
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0522853773
Release Date 3/31/2009
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0403
Publisher Melbourne University
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