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Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir

Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780395901502
ISBN 10: 395901502
Edition: Rev Sub
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: 1998-05-20
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
List Price: $14.95

In this perfect companion for anyone beguiled by memoirs or embarking on writing one, nine distinguished authors—Russell Baker, Jill Ker Conway, Annie Dillard, Ian Frazier, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alfred Kazin, Frank McCourt, Toni Morrison, and Eileen Simpson—reflect on the writing process.

Publishers Weekly

Russell Baker, Annie Dillard, Alfred Kazin, Toni Morrison, Lewis Thomas and Zinsser ``explore the craft of memoir, defined here as a portion of a life, narrower in scope than autobiography,'' said PW of the second volume in the Writer's Craft series. (September)