Diary of a Teddy Boy

Diary of a Teddy Boy : A Memoir of the Long Sixties

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The intoxicating buzz of the Sixties: fashion, theatre, film, and above all the great pop music, pulsing through the Soho clubs and Chelsea coffee bars. In his DIARY OF A TEDDY BOY, Mim Scala leads us on a hedonistic and richly humorous adventure, following Mim from his humble origins as an ice-cream salesman to gambler, agent, record producer and hippie traveller. Quintessentially of its time and ours, Mim Scala's memoir conveys like few others what it was like to experience, and to propel, the most pivotal decade of the twentieth century.show more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 128 x 195mm
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • portraits
  • 0747267057
  • 9780747267058

About Mim Scala

Born to an Italian immigrant family, Mim Scala grew up working in the family's ice cream parlour. He worked in the sixties in theatre, film and music before following the hippie trail to North Africa, to become a leading authority on world music. He now lives in Co. Carlow, Ireland.show more