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At Freddie's
By Simon Callow (introduced by) and Penelope Fitzgerald
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Mariner Books
Publication date October 14, 2014
Pages 230
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780544359482
ISBN-10 0544359488
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Original list price $14.95
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“A jewel of a book.” —Daily Mail

It is the 1960s, in London’s West End, and Freddie is the formidable proprietress of the Temple Stage School, which supplies child actors for everything from Shakespeare to musicals to the Christmas pantomime. Of unknown age and provenance, Freddie is a skirt-swathed enigma—a woman who by sheer force of character and single-minded thrust has turned herself and her school into a national institution. Anyone who is anyone must know Freddie.

Filled with unique and hilarious insights into the theatrical world, At Freddie’s is a beguiling story for those of us who sometimes pretend to be something we are not.

“Love, fear, class, ambition, even death—it's all in here, but so elegantly presented that you've finished your plate before you even think to ask about the ingredients.” —National Public Radio


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With Penelope Fitzgerald | Reprint edition from Mariner Books (October 14, 2014)
9780544359482 | details & prices | 230 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $14.95
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