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My Name Escapes Me: The Diary of a Retiring Actor
In 1994, the editor of the British newspaper titled the Sunday Telegraph asked Alec Guinness - the world famous actor who played many Shakespearian roles on stage and Obi-Wan Kenobi - to keep a journal for publication. Guinness, who had kept a journal anyway through most of his adult years, agreed. He started this journal on January 1, 1995 (when he was 82) and kept it through June 6, 1996. Entries record his reaction to the news of his friends' dea...