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Auto da Fay

A Memoir

Auto da Fay( )
Author: Weldon, Fay
ISBN:978-0-8021-1750-2
Publication Date:May 2003
Publisher:Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Women Authors
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 Inches
Book Weight:1.21 Pounds
Author Biography
Weldon, Fay (Author)
Fay Weldon was born in Worcester, England on September 22, 1931. She read economics and psychology at the University of St. Andrews. She worked as a propaganda writer for the British Foreign Office and then as an advertising copywriter for various firms in London before making writing a full-time career.

Her work includes over twenty novels, five collections of short stories, several children's books, non-fiction books, and a number of plays written for television, radio and the stage. Her collections of short stories include Mischief and Nothing to Wear and Nowhere to Hide. She wrote a memoir entitled Auto Da Fay and non-fiction book entitled What Makes Women Happy. She wrote the pilot episode for the television series Upstairs Downstairs.

Her first novel, The Fat Woman's Joke, was published in 1967. Her other novels include Praxis, The Life and Loves of a She-Devil, Puffball, Rhode Island Blues, Mantrapped, She May Not Leave, The Spa Decameron, Habits of the House, Long Live the King, and The New Countess. Wicked Women won the PEN/Macmillan Silver Pen Award. She was awarded a CBE in 2001.

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