The Happy Hoofer (Hardcover) - Imrie, Celia

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One of the UK''s favorite comedy actresses--with starring roles in "Calendar Girls," "Acorn Antiques," and "Dinnerladies--"tells her extraordinary and highly entertaining life story. Celia Imrie was born one of five children to an aristocratic mother who married beneath her station. Desperate to be a ballet dancer, Celia was told by the Royal Ballet School that she was too big and in a desperate effort to lose weight Celia became anorexic. She underwent highly controversial ECT and brainwashing treatment. It didn''t work and she eventually cured herself.

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Publisher Trafalgar Square
Mfg Part# 9781444709278
SKU 219044491
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1444709275
Release Date 6/13/2011
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Editors Note One of the UK's favorite comedy actresses—with starring roles in Calendar Girls, Acorn Antiques, and Dinnerladies—tells her extraordinary and highly entertaining life story. Celia Imrie was born one of five children to an aristocratic mother who married beneath her station. Desperate to be a ballet dancer, Celia was told by the Royal Ballet School that she was too big and in a desperate effort to lose weight Celia became anorexic. She underwent highly controversial ECT and brainwashing treatment. It didn't work and she eventually cured herself.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0320
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
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