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A Life In Pictures

A Life In Pictures

(2010)
A non fiction book by

 
Awards
Saltire Literary Awards Best Book
This is the life-work of one of Britain's most renowned and beloved writers and artists, Alasdair Gray.Alasdair Gray is known throughout Europe and beyond for his writing ("Lanark"; "Unlikely Stories, Mostly"; "1982, Janine" among many others), but he is also a highly regarded artist who not only illustrates and designs his own books, but has created many beautiful and intriguing murals, portraits, paintings, posters - some of his most recent and vivid work adorns the revived Oran Mor, in Glasgow.Alasdair started painting and writing from an early age, and at 71 he's still vigorously doing both. In this autobiography he gathers together the paintings that have mattered most to him over the years, and weaves the story of his life through and around them in his own inimitable way.Beautifully and copiously illustrated, designed by himself, this is life as seen by one of the millennium's most unique, funny and wry creative geniuses.

 
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Hardback Editions

October 2010 : UK Hardback
Title: A Life In Pictures
Author(s): Alasdair Gray
ISBN: 1-84195-640-6 / 978-1-84195-640-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
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October 2010 : UK Hardback
Title: A Life In Pictures
Author(s): Alasdair Gray
ISBN: 0-85786-064-X / 978-0-85786-064-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
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Paperback Editions

August 2012 : UK Paperback
Title: A Life In Pictures
Author(s): Alasdair Gray
ISBN: 1-84767-140-3 / 978-1-84767-140-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
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Kindle Editions

October 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: A Life In Pictures
Author(s): Alasdair Gray
Publisher: Canongate Books
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