Diaries 1987-1992

Diaries 1987-1992

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VGC.Little,Brown,2002.First UK edition-first printing.Blue hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small nick on the back cover) with Dj(a couple of nicks,creases and scratch on the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with b/w photos.Nice and clean pages but slightly tainted on the outer edges,a couple of creases on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear.340pp including list of abbreviations and index.Price clipped.First edition. This is another paragraph Product Description: In the late 1980s, when she began keeping a diary, Edwina Currie was the second most prominent woman in British politics - after Margaret Thatcher. Indeed, she was often spoken of as a potential prime minister. Her outspokenness and her lively, media-friendly personality won her a much higher profile than her status as a junior minister would otherwise have commanded. When she was forced to resign from the Government after warning of the danger signs of salmonella infection in eggs, she was already a national figure. The appearance of these diaries is a significant publishing event. Like Alan Clark's diaries, they provide an insight into politics at the top, by a writer with an observant eye and a sharp sense of humour.