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The True History of the First Mrs. Meredith and Other Lesser Lives

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The True History of the First Mrs. Meredith and Other Lesser Lives - Johnson, Diane (Preface by), and Gornick, Vivian (Introduction by)
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""Many people have described the Famous Writer presiding at his dinner table. . . . He is famous; everybody remembers his remarks. . . . We forget that there were other family members at the table-a quiet person, now muffled by time, shadowy, whose heart pounded with love, perhaps, or rage." So begins The True History of the First Mrs. Meredith and Other Lesser Lives, an uncommon biography devoted to one of those "lesser lives." As the author points out, "A lesser life does not seem lesser to the person who leads one." Such ...

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The True History of the First Mrs. Meredith and Other Lesser Lives 2020, New York Review of Books

ISBN-13: 9781681374451

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The True History of the First Mrs. Meredith and Other Lesser Lives 1972, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394480343

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