My Double Life and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
CDN$ 21.94
  • List Price: CDN$ 35.00
  • You Save: CDN$ 13.06 (37%)
FREE Shipping on orders over CDN$ 25.
Usually ships within 1 to 2 months.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca.
Gift-wrap available.
Quantity:1
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

My Double Life: Sexty Yeers of Farquharson Around with Don Harn Hardcover – Nov 17 2012


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition
"Please retry"
Hardcover
"Please retry"
CDN$ 21.94
CDN$ 19.99 CDN$ 9.02

2014 Books Gift Guide
Yes Please, the eagerly anticipated first book from Amy Poehler, the Golden Globe winning star of Parks and Recreation, is featured in our 2014 Books Gift Guide. More gift ideas


Product Details

  • Hardcover: 440 pages
  • Publisher: Dundurn (Nov. 17 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1459705505
  • ISBN-13: 978-1459705500
  • Product Dimensions: 16.3 x 3.2 x 23.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 862 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #324,629 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Product Description

Review

My Double Life is Don Harron's insightful, unique story of 77 years in the entertainment business.

Review

From having worked with Don Harron as his director at different times through the fifties and sixties, I can confirm he is the funniest – but more important – the most professional of artists.


Inside This Book (Learn More)
Browse Sample Pages
Front Cover | Copyright | Table of Contents | Excerpt | Index
Search inside this book:

Customer Reviews

3.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
0
4 star
0
3 star
1
2 star
0
1 star
0
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews

By J. Blair on July 4 2014
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Interesting but too much about Don Haron and his early life in showbiz, not enough Charlie.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)

Amazon.com: 1 review
Fills in the Gaps March 29 2014
By J. Bossart - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
An interesting read that fills in the enormous information void regarding Charlie Farquharson. As a more recent Parry Sound resident I was aware that the town was once well known as the 'hometown' of the country philosopher Charlie. I had even seen Charlie from time-to-time on television over the years and enjoyed his shtick. But that was pretty much it.

This book tells the story of Charlie and his creator Don Harron. It proves that as my high school football coach told us, "if you work hard enough, and long enough, you may need some success". Charlie is far from a fluque but rather the product of years of hard work and networking by a serious performer and playwright.

Perhaps the most enjoyable part of the book was the name dropping. I never realized how many successful performers had worked their way up from the bottom.

It's a shame that Parry Sound has never embraced Charlie Farquharson. His social insights are much richer than what passes for wisdom these days.


Feedback