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This unique autobiography begins with McCarthys recollections of an indulgent, idyllic childhood tragically altered by the death of her parents in the influenza epidemic of 1918. Tempering the need to fictionalize for the sake of a good story with the need for honesty, she creates interchapters that tell the reader what she has inferred or invented. Photographs.

About the Author

MARY MCCARTHY (1912-1989) was a short-story writer, bestselling novelist, essayist, and critic. She was the author of The Stones of Florence and Birds of America, among other books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156586504
Author:
McCarthy, Mary
Publisher:
Harvest Books
Author:
McCarthy, Mary
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Christian Education - General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Authors
Subject:
Women authors, American
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
McCarthy, Mary
Subject:
Christian education
Subject:
Childhood Memoir
Subject:
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Subject:
Authors - Correspondence, reminiscences, etc
Subject:
Authors, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
20
Publication Date:
19720331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 0.53 lb

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