Life on Air : Memoirs of a Broadcaster (Hardcover) - Attenborough, David

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For 50 years Attenborough has entertained, educated, and enchanted millions with his pursuit of the secrets of life in its many guises. Now Attenborough invites readers to travel with him once more, as he reflects on a life at least as interesting as any he's managed to capture on camera. photos.

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Publisher Princeton Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780691113234
SKU 30972062
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0691113238
Release Date 4/10/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.25L x 1.5T
Author Info
David Attenborough
Noted for his wildlife films, David Attenborough joined the BBC in 1952. He had previously studied zoology at Cambridge, and then served in the Royal Navy in the late 1940s. Between 1954 and 1964, he made annual trips to film and study wildlife and human cultures in distant parts of the world. These expeditions were recorded into the "Zoo Quest" series of television programs and books. He was program director and on the board of management for the BBC from 1969 to 1972. Knighted in 1985, Sir David Attenborough was also made a Companion of Honour in 1996. Attenborough married Jane Oriel in 1950 and has a son and a daughter; he is the brother of the actor Richard Attenborough.
From the Publisher
Editors Note The author of The Life of Birds and The Private Life of Plants discusses his early career decision to work with the BBC's fledgling television service, the discoveries and experiences that led to his appointment as producer, and his career in wildlife broadcasting. (Biography)
Editors Note 1 The author of The Life of Birds and The Private Life of Plants discusses his early career decision to work with the BBC's fledgling television service, the discoveries and experiences that led to his appointment as producer, and his career in wildlife broadcasting. (Biography)
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0448
Publisher Princeton University Press
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