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Hopeful: An Autobiography

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Description for Hopeful: An Autobiography Paperback. A beautifully written, joyously funny memoir about growing up and finding fame as a young Iranian in London. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: ASZB; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 32. Weight in Grams: 258.
Omid Djalili's childhood was unconventional, to say the least. He was raised in a beautiful, chaotic, cramped, colourful and legally dubious guesthouse where his parents fed and watered Iranian nationals flocking to the UK. Over twenty years almost 2000 'cousins' passed through the Djalili's doors and the young Omid played translator to each. Although these years taught him a lot about the rich tapestry of life, this parenting by committee led to a slightly chequered school career which saw Omid taking his A levels a record six times and eventually fake his own university entrance papers. Desperate to be ... Read more

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About Omid Djalili
With a career spanning over three decades, British-born Iranian comic and actor Omid Djalili's legendary performances on stage and screen have won him plaudits the world over. Credits include the NBC sitcom 'Whoopi' with Whoopi Goldberg, 'Fagin' in West-End smash-hit 'Oliver!', 'Dr Rance' in Joe Orton's What The Butler Saw at The Vaudeville Theatre 2012 and ... Read more

Reviews for Hopeful: An Autobiography
Watching him live is like settling into business class on a long-haul flight - you know you're going to enjoy it, and you wish it would go on just a little bit longer. - Sunday Times

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