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Shirley Conran OBE is a British novelist and journalist. Early life Born in 1932, she attended St. Paul's Girls School, London, in her novel Lace. Her father was an alcoholic and her home life was difficult, causing Conran to leave home at 19. She worked as an artist's model, and then trained as a sculptor at Southern College of Art, Portsmouth , and as a painter at Chelsea Polytechnic .
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