Baggage: My Childhood

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Headline, Mar 4, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages
Brilliant, brave, controversial, combative, intellectual - just how do you become Janet Street-Porter? In this mesmerising account of growing up in post-war London there is poignancy, mystery - and a trademark black humour. BAGGAGE will touch readers at many levels; it is as edgy and fearless as Janet Street-Porter herself.

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User Review  - tealightful - LibraryThing

I think this book definitely wins an award of "most deceiving summary" & "most misleading false advertising". The book jacket lures you in with statements like, "tried to murder her sister" and ... Read full review

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User Review  - mephit - LibraryThing

This account takes us through Street-Porter's childhood to her late teens/early twenties. The tone of the book very much fit with her personality (as seen on tv), her voice very clear. It was funny ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Janet Street-Porter began her career at the Daily Mail and the Evening Standard. She has been a producer and broadcaster for LBC Radio, LWT, cable channel L!ve TV and the BBC, where she won a BAFTA for originality. She is now Editor-at-Large for the Independent.

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