Jim McClaine is a product of the fifties.When boys were spotty and girls were out of reach-and nobody could play rock music like the Americans. Jim opts out of the academic rat-race and lives out his fantasies working for a holiday camp and a fair. But the humdrum realities of life don't seem to have much to do with James Dean, Marlon Brando or Chuck Berry...
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Born in 1941, Connolly was brought up in Lancashire and attended the London School of Economics, where he read social anthropology, and where Mick Jagger was a fellow student. He then interviewed sixties pop stars for the London Evening Standard. He has written numerous newspaper articles for the Daily Mail, The Sunday Times, The Times, The Daily Telegraph and The Observer. Connolly has written several novels, including Sunday Morning and Shadows on a Wall, the movies That'll Be the Day and Stardust, the television series Lytton's Diary and Perfect Scoundrels and a biography of John Lennon. He also worked with record producer Sir George Martin on the television series The Rhythm of Life, and has written TV plays, films and documentaries, radio plays, short stories and much journalism.
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Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Services, 1973. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6132715