Author:Aherne, Brian

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A Proper Job

By: Aherne, Brian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24605

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


[a touch of wear to bottom corners, slight musty smell to book; jacket lightly edgeworn, closed tear at top front hinge, a few tiny nicks at top of spine]. "The Autobiography of an Actor's Actor," who achieved considerable success on both stage and screen. He was married to Joan Fontaine from 1939 to 1945, and was good friends with fellow actor George Sanders, about whom he later published a biography. View more info

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A Dreadful Man

By: Aherne, Brian, assisted by George Sanders and Benita Hume

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: (c.1979)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22187

ISBN: 0-671-24797-2

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj


[small remainder stamp (the little S&S man) on bottom edge, no other significant wear; jacket slightly dog-eared at top of spine, otherwise shows only light handling wear]. (B&W photographs) A biography of actor George Sanders, who committed suicide at the age of 65 because he was "bored" (although he clearly was suffering from depression), by a close friend and fellow actor. From the jacket: "a splendid examination of a complex and fascinating personality [and] a touching and extraordinary book about the friendships in a group of exceptionally gifted, talented and charming peopl... View more info