Modern American Memoirs - Dillard, Annie, and Conley, Cort (Editor)

This astonishing collection of excerpts drawn from extraordinary 20th century American memoirs delights, surprises and enriches. Including work by James Baldwin, Kate Simon, Geoffrey Wolf and Margaret Mead, each entry is preceded by a biography of the writer. Funny, poignant and pensive, all are indicative of a time and place in history.

Modern American Memoirs 1996, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060927639

Trade paperback

Modern American Memoirs 1995, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060170400