The Resource Why we write about ourselves : twenty memoirists on why they expose themselves (and others) in the name of literature, edited by Meredith Maran

Why we write about ourselves : twenty memoirists on why they expose themselves (and others) in the name of literature, edited by Meredith Maran

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Why we write about ourselves : twenty memoirists on why they expose themselves (and others) in the name of literature
Title
Why we write about ourselves
Title remainder
twenty memoirists on why they expose themselves (and others) in the name of literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Meredith Maran
Contributor
Editor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"What moves memoirists to make their most personal stories public? In Why We Write About Ourselves, twenty of America's most successful memoirists answer this question -- and share the nuts and bolts of how they do it. Exploring such issues as the reliability of memory, the ethics of disclosure, and how to protect others' privacy without self-censoring, these bestselling memoirists reveal what keeps them going during the tough times and what they love most -- and least -- about revealing themselves in print"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
808.06/692
Index
no index present
LC call number
PE1479.A88
LC item number
W48 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Maran, Meredith
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Autobiography
  • Biography as a literary form
Label
Why we write about ourselves : twenty memoirists on why they expose themselves (and others) in the name of literature, edited by Meredith Maran
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Publication
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiv, 254 pages
Isbn
9780142181973
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015015830
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
2015015830
Label
Why we write about ourselves : twenty memoirists on why they expose themselves (and others) in the name of literature, edited by Meredith Maran
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiv, 254 pages
Isbn
9780142181973
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015015830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
2015015830

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