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Trying To Please: A Memoir by [Norwich, John Julius]
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Length: 433 pages Word Wise: Enabled Language: English
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John Julius Norwich’s life has reflected an appetite for living, enlivened by a sense of personal theater. Trying to Please is an engaging and amusing memoir that describes a glamorous but vanishing world. From the monasteries on Mt. Athos to a camel trek across the Sahara, the book shows how Norwich’s passions for history, travel, and music have combined with simpler pleasures like friendship and a close family. A remarkable life and a thoroughly enjoyable read.
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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 26943 KB
  • Print Length: 433 pages
  • Publisher: Axios Press (1 September 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0047741Y8
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #90,807 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Amazon.com: 4.0 out of 5 stars 13 reviews
M. A Newman
4.0 out of 5 starsAnd it does please
2 November 2010 - Published on Amazon.com
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30 people found this helpful.
J F G Shearmur
5.0 out of 5 starsAn illuminating memoir
8 June 2018 - Published on Amazon.com
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Ubai
4.0 out of 5 starsThe very readable memoir of a life worth writing about!
27 May 2016 - Published on Amazon.com
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Brian Feit
5.0 out of 5 starsWe LOVE Lord Norwich
3 March 2014 - Published on Amazon.com
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2 people found this helpful.
Fernando Villegas
4.0 out of 5 starsPleased, yes; Owerwheelmed, no.
21 August 2011 - Published on Amazon.com
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One person found this helpful.