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My Judy Garland Life

(2008)
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Fascinating and extraordinary, thrilling and poignant, My Judy Garland Life will speak to anyone who has ever nursed an obsession or held a candle to a star. Judy Garland has been an important figure in Susie Boyt's life since she was three years old, comforting, inspiring and at times disturbing her. In this unique book, Boyt travels deep into the underworld of hero worship, reviewing through the prism of Judy our understanding of rescue, consolation, love, grief and fame. What does it mean to adore someone you don't know? What is the proper husbandry of a twenty-first century obsession? Boyt's journey takes in a duetting breakfast with Mickey Rooney, a Munchkin luncheon, tea with the largest collector of Garlandia, an illicit late-night spree at the Minnesota Judy Garland Museum and a breathless, semi-sacred encounter with Miss Liza Minnelli ...

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Hardback Editions

April 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: My Judy Garland Life: A Memoir
Author(s): Susie Boyt
ISBN: 1-59691-666-4 / 978-1-59691-666-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
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October 2008 : UK Hardback
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Title: My Judy Garland Life
Author(s): Susie Boyt
ISBN: 1-84408-411-6 / 978-1-84408-411-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
Availability: Amazon UK   


Paperback Editions

April 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: My Judy Garland Life: A Memoir
Author(s): Susie Boyt
ISBN: 1-60819-208-3 / 978-1-60819-208-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


June 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: My Judy Garland Life
Author(s): Susie Boyt
ISBN: 1-84408-412-4 / 978-1-84408-412-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


October 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: My Judy Garland Life
Author(s): Susie Boyt
ISBN: 1-84408-576-7 / 978-1-84408-576-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

January 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: My Judy Garland Life
Author(s): Susie Boyt
Publisher: Virago
Availability: Amazon UK   


July 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: My Judy Garland Life: A Memoir
Author(s): Susie Boyt
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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