An Education (Paperback)

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When Lynn Barber was sixteen, a stranger in a maroon sports car pulled up beside her as she was on her way home from school and offered her a ride. It was the beginning of a long journey from innocence to precocious experience an affair with an older man that would change her life. Barber s seducer left her with a taste for luxury hotels and posh restaurants and trips abroad, expensive habits that she managed to support in later life as a successful London journalist whose barbed interviews at once terrorized and fascinated her smart-set subjects. A poignant, shockingly candid account of the stages in a literary life from promiscuity at Oxford to a stint at Penthouse to a complex marriage that endured An Education is a classic of English memoir.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781934633854
Publisher: Atlas Books
Publication Date: January 1st, 2010
Pages: 172