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Like Father, Like Son by Michael Parkinson

Like Father, Like Son: A family story

Michael Parkinson

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Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Publication date: 5 Nov 2020
ISBN: 9781529362466

A look at the life and times of the man Sir Michael most looked up to.

4 stars out of 5
Marcus Berkmann
19 Nov 2020

"sweet, funny and revealing"

We so rarely read of the vulnerabilities of the famous, and here Parkinson has allowed himself to be examined possibly a little too closely for his own comfort. You will like him much more after reading this book. That said, this is quite a slight book. And it's unfortunate that Mike's name isn't on the cover, since he wrote half of it. But caveats aside, this is a quietly impressive book, which does something most celebrity autobiographies shy away from: it seeks the truth and, more often than not, finds it.