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Fame in the 20th Century by Clive James

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Fame in the 20th Century
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Publisher: London Bridge
ISBN/ASIN: 056336274X
ISBN-13: 9780563362746
Number of pages: 256

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Accompanying Clive James's BBC Television series, this book traces how the invention and development of mass communications - press, radio, film and television - has transformed the nature of fame, and how the famous have dealt with that fame. The key international figures of the 20th century, in politics, cinema, art, literature, theatre, music, science, crime and sport, are brought together and examined.

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