Palin, Michael. Travelling to Work: Diaries 1988-1998

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    • Publication Information:
      Library Journals, LLC
    • Publication Date:
      2015
    • Abstract:
      Palin, Michael. Travelling to Work: Diaries 1988-1998. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin's. Nov. 2015. 592p. photos, index. ISBN 9781250077073. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781466888913. TV The third volume of published [...]
    • ISSN:
      0363-0277
    • Rights:
      COPYRIGHT 2015 A wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
      Copyright 2015 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.
    • Accession Number:
      edsgcl.429499548
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      COLLINS, J. Palin, Michael. Travelling to Work: Diaries 1988-1998. Library Journal, [s. l.], v. 140, n. 15, p. 79, 2015. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsglr&AN=edsgcl.429499548&custid=s3443875. Acesso em: 13 ago. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Collins J. Palin, Michael. Travelling to Work: Diaries 1988-1998. Library Journal. 2015;140(15):79. Accessed August 13, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsglr&AN=edsgcl.429499548&custid=s3443875
    • APA:
      Collins, J. (2015, September 15). Palin, Michael. Travelling to Work: Diaries 1988-1998. Library Journal, 140(15), 79.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Collins, James. 2015. “Palin, Michael. Travelling to Work: Diaries 1988-1998.” Library Journal, September 15. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsglr&AN=edsgcl.429499548&custid=s3443875.
    • Harvard:
      Collins, J. (2015) ‘Palin, Michael. Travelling to Work: Diaries 1988-1998’, Library Journal, 15 September, p. 79. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsglr&AN=edsgcl.429499548&custid=s3443875 (Accessed: 13 August 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Collins, J 2015, ‘Palin, Michael. Travelling to Work: Diaries 1988-1998’, Library Journal, vol. 140, no. 15, p. 79, viewed 13 August 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Collins, James. “Palin, Michael. Travelling to Work: Diaries 1988-1998.” Library Journal, vol. 140, no. 15, Sept. 2015, p. 79. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsglr&AN=edsgcl.429499548&custid=s3443875.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Collins, James. “Palin, Michael. Travelling to Work: Diaries 1988-1998.” Library Journal, September 15, 2015. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsglr&AN=edsgcl.429499548&custid=s3443875.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Collins J. Palin, Michael. Travelling to Work: Diaries 1988-1998. Library Journal [Internet]. 2015 Sep 15 [cited 2020 Aug 13];140(15):79. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsglr&AN=edsgcl.429499548&custid=s3443875

Reviews

LJ Reviews 2015 September #2

The third volume of published diaries by Monty Python member and renaissance man Palin continues the richly detailed and entertaining record of his life spanning a decade highlighted by successful travel documentaries, film and television acting, the writing of his first novel, and such life-altering events as the deaths of his mother and of founding Python member Graham Chapman. During these years he is "fundamentally wary" but "drawn to risk like a moth to a flame," as he states in his introduction, describing his personality as constantly attracted to doing something he has never done before. Along with portrayals of his work, Palin expresses self-doubts and performs self-examination, and his diaries offer novelistic detail on topics ranging from landscapes and food to people and current events, recounting life's progressions, diversions, and observations. VERDICT The continuing chronicles of Palin will be of interest to Python and Palin fans, Anglophiles, and anyone who has interest in the cultural world of the 1990s, as they provide delightful reading and time well spent with a fascinating and perceptive man.—James Collins, Morristown-Morris Twp. P.L., NJ

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