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Title: Adventures of a Suburban Boy
Description: London, Faber and Faber. 2003, First Edition. (ISBN: 0571216951). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a small mark to rear) with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First edition, first printing. Hailed as one of Britain's greatest living directors and certainly one of cinema's authentic visionaries. Boorman enjoyed an archetypal English suburban boyhood in the 1940's and 1950's, attending Catholic school and finding his first employment running a dry-cleaning business. But his passion was for film, getting his big break during the 'goldrush' of British television in the 1960's. After directing several innovative documentaries for the BBC, he graduated to motion pictures, and eventually to his first masterpiece 'Point Blank', which inaugurated his profound friendship with Lee Marvin. Illustrated with photographs. NOT EX LIB A1E. Near Fine/Near Fine.

Keywords: Film Director Biography, Lee Marvin, Point Blank, Deliverance, Excalibur, Zardoz 0571216951

Price: GBP 7.00 = appr. US$ 10.00 Seller: Goldring Books
- Book number: 008530

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