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Gerald

(1935)
A Portrait
A non fiction book by

 
 
Sir Gerald du Maurier was the most celebrated actor-manager of his day, knighted for his services to the theatre in 1922. Published within six months of her father's death, this frank biography was considered shocking by many of his admirers - but it was a huge success, winning Daphne du Maurier critical acclaim and launching her career.

In Gerald: A Portrait, Daphne du Maurier captures the spirit and charm of the charismatic actor who played the original Captain Hook, amusingly recalling his eccentricities and his sense of humour, and sensitively portraying the darker side of his nature and his bouts of depression.

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Hardback Editions

June 1978 : USA Textbook Binding
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Title: Gerald: A Portrait
Author(s): Daphne Du Maurier
ISBN: 0-8492-0686-3 / 978-0-8492-0686-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: West Richard
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May 1966 : UK Hardback
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Title: Gerald: A Portrait
Author(s): Daphne Du Maurier
ISBN: 0-575-01079-7 / 978-0-575-01079-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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Paperback Editions

May 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: Gerald: A Portrait (Virago Modern Classics)
Author(s): Daphne Du Maurier
ISBN: 1-84408-066-8 / 978-1-84408-066-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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March 1970 : UK Paperback
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Title: Gerald: A Portrait
Author(s): Daphne Du Maurier
ISBN: 0-14-003048-4 / 978-0-14-003048-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Kindle Editions

December 2013 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Gerald: A Portrait
Author(s): Daphne du Maurier
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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January 2010 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Gerald: A Portrait
Author(s): Daphne du Maurier
Publisher: Virago
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January 2010 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Gerald: A Portrait (Virago Modern Classics Book 113)
Author(s): Daphne Du Maurier
Publisher: Virago
Availability: Amazon UK