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This is an auction for DEAR FATTY by Dawn French.

Amazon.com review:

"It's become a cliche to call somebody in the entertainment field a national institution - but that's exactly what Dawn French is. As both comedienne and actress she has become one of the best loved entertainers in Britain. Her range is not wide (unlike her dimensions -- and that's the sort of joke shed crack), but she is utterly winning in everything he does. And that quality continues in DEAR FATTY, a truly entertaining memoir of an event-packed life. DEAR FATTY covers her transformation from a West Country RAF girl to a star of the cult alternative comedy group The Comic Strip. This was followed by the groundbreaking all-female Girls on Top (which did much to establish the position of women in British comedy), the astonishing success of the TV series French and Saunders (with Frenchs equally talented friend Jennifer Saunders) and the sitcom The Vicar of Dibley, where French's wickedly sardonic touch keeps the tweeness of the basic situation - female vicar in a rustic town - at bay. For French, early dreams of becoming a ballerina or an air hostess came to nothing, but the loss to the worlds of dance and aviation was a gain for TV audiences. All of that, of course, is covered in this frequently hilarious and often moving collection. We are invited into her most personal relationships with (among others) her mother and father, her husband (fellow comedian Lenny Henry), and, of course, her most important comedic ally, Jennifer Saunders."

More very favourable reviews on Amazon.com.

Large format (trade) paperback 2008.

366 pages + 16 pages of photographs.

Good condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95, or $6.95 by tracked mail. If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $9.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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