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Shoot the Widow

Adventures of a Biographer in Search of Her Subject

Shoot the Widow( )
Author: Secrest, Meryle
ISBN:978-0-307-26483-1
Publication Date:Sep 2007
Publisher:Random House, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $44.99
Book Description:

The first rule of biography, wrote Justin Kaplan: "Shoot the widow." In her new book, Meryle Secrest, acclaimed biographer ("Knowing, sympathetic and entertainingly droll" The New York Times), writes about her comic triumphs and misadventures as a biographer in search of her nine celebrated subjects, about how the hunt for a "life" is like working one's way through a maze, full of fall starts, dead ends, and occasional clear passages leading to the next part of the puzzle. She writes...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / General
Biography & Autobiography / Women
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15 x 24.1 x 2.5 cm
Book Weight:0.492 Kilograms



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