The Clothes They Stood up in ; And, The Lady in the Van

The Clothes They Stood up in ; And, The Lady in the Van

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In The Clothes They Stood Up In, the staid Ransomes return from the opera to find their Regent's Park flat stripped bare--right down to the toilet-paper roll. Free of all their earthly belongings, the couple faces a perplexing question: Who are they without the things they've spent a lifetime accumulating? Suddenly a world of unlimited, frightening possibility opens up before them. In "The Lady in the Van," Bennett recounts the true story of the strange life of Miss Shepherd, a London eccentric who parked her van (overstuffed with decades' worth of old clothes, oozing batteries, and kitchen utensils still in their original packaging) in the author's driveway for more than fifteen years.
Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2002
ISBN: 9780812969658
0812969650
Branch Call Number: F BEN NVD
Characteristics: xiii, 224 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Bennett, Alan 1934-

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