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Palimpsest :a memoir

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Book News Annotation:

Vidal employs his characteristic wit and the gift for turning an elegant story in a candid memoir of the first 40 years of his life. His story comes complete with a difficult family, talented friends, and interesting enemies. The cast includes Tennessee Williams, the Kennedys, Eleanor Roosevelt, Truman Capote, Joanne Woodward, Jane and Paul Bowles, and Anais Nin, among others. B&w photos.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780679440383
Subtitle:
(a memoir )
Author:
Vidal, Gore
Publisher:
Random House
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
no. 502
Publication Date:
c1995
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
435 p., 32 p. of plates

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