Alice James: A Biography


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Alice James was the youngest child and only girl in a family that produced two of the most brilliant individuals in 19th-century America. Her elder brother, William, became the foremost psychologist of his time and her second brother, Henry, its greatest novelist. Her story reveals a troubled, highly intelligent woman who struggled to extract a sense of meaning and self from a life that had every outward appearance of failure. She was articulate, politically radical, funny, wise, difficult and intensely involved with her ...

Alice James: A Biography 2011, New York Review of Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781590174531

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Alice James: A Biography 1992, The Harvill Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780002721875

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Alice James: A Biography 1981, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780224014366