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Parisian Lives
Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvoir and Me ¿ a Memoir
VerfasserIn: Bair, Deirdre
Verfasserangabe: Deirdre Bair
Jahr: 2020
Verlag: Atlantic Books
Mediengruppe: eBook
Zweigstelle: E-Medien Standorte: Status: Download Frist: Vorbestellungen: 0
A The Times & Sunday Times Literary Nonfiction Book of the Year 'Fascinating... Wonderfully entertaining and absorbing' Sunday Times 'Gripping... A story well told.' New York Times Book Review Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Biography 2020 In 1971 Deirdre Bair was a journalist with a recently acquired PhD who managed to secure access to Nobel Prize-winning author Samuel Beckett. He agreed that she could write his biography despite never having written - or even read - a biography herself. The next seven years of intimate conversations, intercontinental research, and peculiar cat-and-mouse games resulted in Samuel Beckett: A Biography, which went on to win the National Book Award and propel Deirdre to her next subject: Simone de Beauvoir. The catch? De Beauvoir and Beckett despised each other - and lived essentially on the same street. While quite literally dodging one subject or...
VerfasserIn: Bair, Deirdre
VerfasserInnenangabe: Deirdre Bair
Jahr: 2020
Verlag: Atlantic Books
E-Medium: Download E-Medium
ISBN: 978-1-78649-267-8
Sprache: en
Mediengruppe: eBook