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A novel concerned with human greed, lust and ambition, tells of a Welsh miner's daughter who marries a Romany gypsy boxer contending for the World Heavyweight Championship and of how a legacy left to her affects her family.
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Lynda La Plante was born in Liverpool. She trained for the stage at RADA and worked with the National Theatre and RSC before becoming a television actress. She then turned to writing – and made her breakthrough with the phenomenally successful TV series Widows. Her novels have all been international bestsellers. Her original script for the much-acclaimed Prime Suspect won awards from BAFTA, British Broadcasting and the Royal Television Society as well as the 1993 Edgar Allan Poe Award. Lynda La Plante was made an honorary fellow of the British Film Institute and was given the BAFTA Dennis Potter Award in 2000. She was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list in 2008 and was inaugurated into the Crime Thriller Writers' Hall of Fame in 2009. Visit Lynda at her website: www.lyndalaplante.com Twitter: @LaPlanteLyndawww.facebook.com/LyndaLaPlanteCBE
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Book Description Pan Macmillan. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. May have limited writing in cover pages. Pages are unmarked. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0283995599I4N00
Book Description Pan Macmillan. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. Readable copy. Pages may have considerable notes/highlighting. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0283995599I5N00
Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR001487667
Book Description Sidgwick and Jackson Ltd, 1987. Hardcover. Condition: Used; Good. **Simply Brit** Shipped with Premium postal service within 24 hours from the UK with impressive delivery time. We have dispatched from our book depository; items of good condition to over ten million satisfied customers worldwide. We are committed to providing you with reliable and efficient service at all times. Seller Inventory # mon0001670537
Book Description Sidgwick & Jackson, 1988. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. reprint. the jacket is shelf rubbed, light marks. mild tanning. 1st reprint. well bound. good copy.[S.K]. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Seller Inventory # obls
Book Description Sidgwick & Jackson, 1987. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First edition, first impression of Lynda La Plante's The Legacy. This book is in very good condition. The blue boards show minor bumping to the edges. The gilt titling on the spine is bright. The pages are clean and the binding is tight, though the binding has separated from the spine at the top. See image. A previous owner has written a personal dedication on the ffep. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with some bumping to the edges ans rubbing to the corners. The dust jacket is unclipped. Please note that this is a heavy book weighing nearly 1.5Kg. I will endeavour to send this, plus packing, at less than 2kg, but if the packing takes the final weight over 2Kg, this will impact final cost, and we would need to agree the extra postage before completion of sale. Seller Inventory # 0061