|Plot Summary of The Two of Us: My Life with John Thaw|
|"Shelia Hancock writes a touching, entertaining biography about her late husband, John Thaw, an actor famous for being in TV dramas such as as Inspector Morse, The Sweeny and Redcap. He as well as Sheila also worked in the theatre for many years. They both were from working class backgrounds. Sheila was fortunate to have a happier childhood than John whose mother left his father and he and his brother at the age of seven.
Sheila starts the biography by giving an account of her childhood and his( alternating chapters for her life and his). She also writes about adulthood and meeting later married John. From thenonwards she writes about their life together. John Thaw died in 2002 of cancer. This book is unique because you get 2 biographies in one book. It contains many pictures of their life together and photos of before they were together as well as Shelias diary entries set in modern day time frame."
Carly Phillips, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Two of Us: My Life with John Thaw|
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Story of entertainer?
- TV Drama Actor
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Subject of Biography
Biography of famous person?
How sensitive is this person?
- hard edged
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Smarter than most other people
- average physique
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- 5 ()
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
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- eccentric personalities
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If this is a kid's book:
- Age 16-Adult
- A lot in color 11-15
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- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 51%-75% of book
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