A Pocketful Of Happiness - A Memoir (Paperback)


Born out of his late wife's entreaty to Grant to find a pocketful of happiness in each day, this tender, moving and frequently hilarious memoir tracks back and forth through the Withnail & I actor's stellar career, entwining juicy showbiz gossip with uplifting reflections on hope and everyday joy.

Born in Swaziland in 1957, Richard E. Grant moved to the UK to pursue his acting career, and has been a fixture on our screens since his breakout role in Withnail and I in 1987. When his beloved wife Joan died in 2021 after almost forty years together, she set him a challenge: to find a pocketful of happiness in every day. The result is this book.

Set between the present day and flashbacks to delightfully indiscreet diary entries recalling landmarks from his remarkable life and glittering career, this is an immensely personal and profound memoir that celebrates and cherishes life’s unexpected joys.

Funny, moving and perceptive, A Pocketful of Happiness is an insight into the life of a much loved British actor.


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Born out of his late wife's entreaty to Grant to find a pocketful of happiness in each day, this tender, moving and frequently hilarious memoir tracks back and forth through the Withnail & I actor's stellar career, entwining juicy showbiz gossip with uplifting reflections on hope and everyday joy.

Born in Swaziland in 1957, Richard E. Grant moved to the UK to pursue his acting career, and has been a fixture on our screens since his breakout role in Withnail and I in 1987. When his beloved wife Joan died in 2021 after almost forty years together, she set him a challenge: to find a pocketful of happiness in every day. The result is this book.

Set between the present day and flashbacks to delightfully indiscreet diary entries recalling landmarks from his remarkable life and glittering career, this is an immensely personal and profound memoir that celebrates and cherishes life’s unexpected joys.

Funny, moving and perceptive, A Pocketful of Happiness is an insight into the life of a much loved British actor.

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Product Details

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Imprint

Simon & Schuster

Country of origin

United Kingdom

Release date

September 2022

Availability

Expected to ship within 12 - 17 working days

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Dimensions

234 x 153 x 21mm (L x W x T)

Format

Paperback - Trade

Pages

336

ISBN-13

978-1-398-52011-0

Barcode

9781398520110

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LSN

1-398-52011-X



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