The Moon's a Balloon

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The Moon's a Balloon: Reminiscences
Author David Niven
CountryUnited Kingdom
Genre Memoir
PublisherHamish Hamilton
Publication date
ISBN 0-241-02062-X
OCLC 59141872
791.43/028/0924 B
LC Class PN2598.N5 A3 1971

The Moon's a Balloon is a best-selling memoir by British actor David Niven (1910–1983), published in 1971. [1] It details his early life. There have been several editions and many translations of the book over the years. Niven followed it with a sequel Bring on the Empty Horses in 1975.

The book is a funny yet tragic tale, detailing everything from the loss of Niven's father to his knowledge of how to lead a good life. [2] [3]

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  1. "Brief Record (The moon's a balloon: reminiscences.)". Library of Congress . Retrieved 30 August 2011.
  2. Millen, Robbie (2016-08-27). "The Moon's a Balloon by David Niven". The Times. ISSN   0140-0460 . Retrieved 2019-09-15.
  3. "The Moon's a Balloon". Penguin Books. Retrieved 2019-09-15.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)