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Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir


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. Hide synopsis

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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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