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- DescriptionAlistair Cooke, for 52 years the unmistakable voice of BBC's Letter from America , was 90 in 1998. Drawing upon correspondence, private papers and the reminiscences of family and friends, this is the biography of one the most famous names in British broadcasting history.
- Author BiographyNick Clarke read Modern Languages at Cambridge and after three years with the Yorkshire Post joined the BBC TV News in Manchester as a reporter in 1973. He spent five years on The Money Programme, three years on Newsnight and has been a presenter with BBC Radio 4 since 1989, initially with The World This Weekend, moving in 1994 to The World at One. He also presented Radio 4's Round Britain quiz and was a regular guest panellist on The News Quiz. He died in November 2006.
- Author(s)Nick Clarke
- PublisherOrion Publishing Co
- Date of Publication05/10/2000
- GenreBiography: The Arts
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- First Published2000
- ImprintOrion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
- Out-of-print date15/02/2011
- Content Note48photos(some colour )
- Weight510 g
- Width128 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine42 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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