Letters from Four Seasons

Letters from Four Seasons

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In May 2005 Penguin will publish 70 unique titles to celebrate the company's 70th birthday. The titles in the Pocket Penguins series are emblematic of the renowned breadth of quality of the Penguin list and will hark back to Penguin founder Allen Lane's vision of good books for all'. Alistair Cooke is one of the world's best-loved broadcasters, whose weekly radio dispatch Letter from America entertained listeners around the globe from 1946 until his death in 2004. Penguin have proudly published editions of Cooke's Letters since 1979, and those in Letters from Four Seasons have been specially selected along the theme of the changing seasons to show the range, intimacy and elegance of his inimitable style.show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 106 x 172 x 8mm | 40.82g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0141022183
  • 9780141022185

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Alistair Cooke was born in Manchester in 1908 and educated at the universities of Cambridge, Yale and Harvard. Throughout his long career he worked as a journalist and broadcaster for many different organisations including the BBC, The Times and the Guardian, and won numerous awards for his work. He is best known both at home and abroad for his weekly Letters from America, far and away the longest-running radio series in broadcasting history. He died in March 2004, just a few weeks after his retirement.show more

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