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My Mother, the Bearded Lady: The Selected Letters of Miles Kington

By Miles Kington

A hilarious collection of correspondence

You made My Mother, the Bearded Lady: The Selected Letters of Miles Kington a reality. It's available in all good book stores now.
$8 
28 pledges

Digital

A copy of the ebook edition
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$40  + shipping
94 pledges

Hardback

A copy of the hardback print edition plus the ebook
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$40  + shipping
25 pledges

Collectable

A copy of the hardback print edition rubber-stamped with Miles' signature, plus the ebook
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$70  + shipping
12 pledges

Advice

A copy of one of Miles' letters full of advice to aspiring writers, a copy of the hardback print edition plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book.
$75  + shipping
8 pledges

CD

A CD of Miles in conversation with radio presenter and producer, Tony Staveacre. Tony visited Miles in early 2008 and recorded what turned out to be his final interview. This is a rare recording of Miles talking about his life and career. Get the CD plus a copy of the hardback print edition, the book and your name in the back of the book.

$90  + shipping
12 pledges

Bread

A loaf of bread baked for you by Caroline Kington to Miles' special recipe, plus a copy of the recipe itself, the hardback print edition, the ebook and your name in the back of the book.
$100  + shipping
15 pledges

Albanian Proverbs

Miles was well-known for his 'Albanian Proverbs', including “Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.” This reward level includes a set of postcards with some of the very best proverbs, a copy of the hardback print edition plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book.
$115  + shipping
2 pledges

Book Bundle

Your choice of three books by Miles taken from his own collection, each signed with a rubber stamp signature, the copy of the hardback print edition plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book.
$150  + shipping
5 pledges

Cartoon

A limited edition print of a cartoon of Miles by US illustrator and cartoonist, Arnold Roth, signed by the artist, a copy of the hardback print edition plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book. Only 20 available.
$150  + shipping
1 pledge

Your Own Letter

A facsimile copy of your choice of any letter from the final book, a copy of the hardback print edition plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book.
$150  + shipping

4 book package

4 copies of the hardback (shipped together), ebook edition and 4 names in the book
$900  + shipping
1 pledge

Double Bass

Miles played double bass for Instant Sunshine, as well as other bands, and you can pledge for Miles' very own double bass, currently sitting in his study, as well as a copy of the hardback print edition, the ebook and your name in the back of the book. Only 1 available
$1,500  + shipping

Patron

Your name in the front of the book as a patron as well as the Bread and Albanian Proverbs rewards, a copy of the hardback print edition plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book. Only 3 available.
$3,750  + shipping
1 pledge

Super Patron

A full page dedication in the front of the book showcasing your role as Super Patron as well as the Bread, Cartoon and Albanian Proverbs rewards, a copy of the hardback print edition plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book. Only 1 available.

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