The Moon's a Balloon

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Takes readers back to David Niven's childhood days, his humiliating expulsion from school and to his army years and wartime service. After the war, he returned to America and there came his Hollywood success in films such as "Wuthering Heights" and "Around the World in 80 Days".

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* 'An immensely enjoyable, witty and racy memoir ( Sunday Times * 'Forthright, bawdy and often hilarious, zany and zestful, his anecdotes should keep you entertained for hours’ )

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David Niven's first volume of autobiography, which has sold over 5 million copies worldwide, re-issued on audio cassette.

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