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A Genius in the Family

An Intimate Biography of Jacueline Du Pre.

by Hilary and Piers. DU PRE

  • 387 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Vintage, 1998 (1997). .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Du Pré, Jacqueline,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9271331M
    ISBN 100099274787
    ISBN 109780099274780


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"A genius in the family" is really touching, a turning page book. Musical details are very well described and it has many photos about all the family. An incredible biography written by a person very close to Jacqueline Du Pré.

The attitude of Hilary towards Jacqueline is, at least for me, inconcivable and amazing. I strongly recommend this book/5(11). "A Genius in the Family" is a pretty good title but "Hilary and Jackie" couldn't be worse; mostly because this book was a joint collaboration between Piers and Hilary.

This is the biggest reason I didn't give it five stars.) Oh, by the way: I'm not the kind that /5. A Genius in the Family is a memoir by Piers and Hilary du Pré, which chronicles the life and career of their late sister, cellist Jacqueline du Pré. The book claims to tell the true story of their family lives, and each chapter is headed 'Piers' or 'Hilary', according to which author wrote it.

A Genius in the Family book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The true story of life with a father who invented the Maxim g 4/5.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the A Genius in the Family by Hiram Percy Maxim at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.3/5(1). A Genius In The Family is a series of anecdotes about Maxim’s family life as told by his eldest son, Hiram Percy Maxim (a notable figure in his own right, as inventor of the Maxim Silencer and founder of the ARRL).

The book is short and contains not a word about the Maxim Gun, but instead gives us an intimate perspective that is rarely found. "A genius in the family" is really touching, a turning page book. Musical details are very well described and it has many photos about all the family.

An incredible biography written by a person very close to Jacqueline Du Pré. The attitude of Hilary towards Jacqueline is, at least for me, inconcivable and amazing.

I strongly recommend this book/5(17). A Genius in the Family: Intimate Memoir of Jacqueline du Pre Paperback – 9 July by Piers Du Pre (Author), Hilary Du Pre (Author)/5(19).

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This book contains Hiram Percy Maxim's memories of growing up with his brilliant but eccentric father, Hiram Stephens Maxim, scientist, engineer and inventor of the famous Maxim gun. Sometimes poignant and often very funny, these anecdotes are delightfully told and give a fascinating picture of 19th Century life in one extraordinary American.

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A GENIUS IN THE FAMILY Hilary du Pré and Piers du Pré Book Description (from British Books) From the moment Jacqueline du Pre first held a cello at the age of five, it was clear that she had an extraordinary gift.

At sixteen, when she made her professional debut, she was hailed as one of the world's most talented and exciting young musicians. Arthur's conversion to get mentioned, rather superficially in two paragraphs.

But this is about as far beneath the freckles as the girls go. Who's the genius in the family. Every last one of them, my Mother writes march music.

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