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  • Published: 13 June 2016
  • ISBN: 9780753556726
  • Imprint: WH Allen
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $30.00

Frost: That Was The Life That Was

The Authorised Biography




The official biography of the iconic Sir David Frost

Sir David Frost was the only person to have met and interviewed every British Prime Minister since Harold Wilson as well as seven Presidents of the United States. With unparalleled, authorised access to David’s family and friends, in this book Neil Hegarty documents how he became the most successful TV host in the world, his work defining the mood of the moment.

Frost didn’t just report the news, he made the news.

  • Pub date: 13 June 2016
  • ISBN: 9780753556726
  • Imprint: WH Allen
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $30.00

About the Author

Neil Hegarty

Neil Hegarty was born in Derry in 1970. He is the author of Dublin: A View from the Ground. His short fiction and essays have been published widely and his journalism has appeared in the Irish Times and Daily Telegraph. His radio play, The Story of Peggy Mountain, was shortlisted for RTE's P J O'Connor Award; and he has written radio documentaries on the Irish diaspora in Newfoundland and Argentina.

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Praise for Frost: That Was The Life That Was

“Remarkably frank and illuminating”

The Sunday Times

“A first class biography”

Daily Express

“Tantalising”

Telegraph

“A very good biography”

Independent

“An extraordinary and important story”

Daily Mail

“This handsome tome is a fitting tribute to an extraordinary career”

Terry Wogan


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