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Author
Sturrock, Donald.
Title
Storyteller : the authorized biography of Roald Dahl / Donald Sturrock.
Imprint
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2010.
Rating
Copies
LocationCall No.Status
 Main Library --- BIO DAHL CHECK SHELF
 Piedmont Library --- BIO DAHL CHECK SHELF
Phys. Descriptionx, 655 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Bibliog.Includes bibliographical references (p. [573]-635) and index.
ContentsLunch with Igor Stravinsky -- The outsider -- Shutting out the sun -- Boy -- Foul things and horrid people -- Distant faraway lands -- A monumental bash on the head -- David and Goliath -- Alive but earthbound -- A sort of fairy story -- Secrets and lies -- The scholar-gypsy -- The poacher -- The master of the macabre -- A tornado of troubles -- Breaking point -- Indomitable -- The gentle warmth of love -- Explosions are exciting -- The wizard and the wonderman -- No point in struggling.
SummaryThis authorized biography, written by a BBC producer and director who knew Dahl and worked with the cooperation of the author's adult children and both wives--one of whom was film star Patricia Neal--covers the man and his reputation.
SubjectDahl, Roald.
Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.
Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Biography.
Children's literature -- Authorship.
Self in literature.
Storytelling.
ISBN9781416550822 (hc.)
1416550828 (hc.)
9781439180457 (ebk.)
1439180458 (ebk.)
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