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ISBN: 0395901502 / ISBN-13: 9780395901502

Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir

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  • Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir (Mariner Books) – Trade paperback (1998)
    by William Knowlton Zinsser (Editor)

    Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir

    Trade paperback, Mariner Books
    1998
    English
    3rd ed.
    227 pages

    ISBN: 0395901502
    ISBN-13: 9780395901502

    An indispensable book by writers who have experienced firsthand the rewards and challenges of crafting a memoir Anyone undertaking the project of writing a memoir knows that the events, memories, and emotions of the past often resist the orderly structure of a book. "Inventing the Truth" offers wisdom from nine notable memoirists about their process (Ian Frazier searched through generations of family papers to understand his parents' lives), the hurdles they faced (Annie Dillard tackles the central dilemma of memoir: what ... Show more

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lostqueenutah

Inspiring and practical help

by lostqueenutah on Aug 24, 2014

This explanation of what a memoir is and the examples helped focus my own efforts to write about my life, and it helped me appreciate the memoirs I have rad since.

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