I'm All Right Jack Author:Alan Hackney Originally published in England as "Private Life". — The wild and woolly story of an unleashed college man out to succeed in the world of Big Business. Through pluck and perseverance (his uncle's), he finally lands a job in a missile factory, soon triggers a war between labor and management, sets off a strike, and delivers his heart to a union le... more »ader's rock-and-roll daughter. And this, as the man said, is only the beginning.
Alan Hackney was born in Manchester, England. After serving in World War II, he read for a degree in Economics at New College, Oxford. He taught school and wrote for Punch before publishing his first novel, Private's Progress.
Basis of a Columbia Pictures movie starring Peter Sellers, Ian Carmichael, and Terry Thomas.« less