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Myself When Young

Myself When Young

“An intimate view of a creative personality…as richly evocative as any of her novels.” —Los Angeles Times

Both in her novels and her memoirs, Daphne du Maurier revealed an ardent desire to explore her family’s history. In Myself When Young, based on diaries she kept between 1920 and 1932, du Maurier probes her own past, beginning with her earliest memories and encompassing the publication of her first book and her marriage. Often painfully honest, she recounts her difficult relationship with her father, her education in Paris, her early love affairs, her antipathy towards London life, and her desperate ambition to succeed as a writer. The resulting self-portrait is of a complex, utterly captivating young woman.
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Genre: Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Literary

On Sale: December 17th 2013

Price: $9.99

Page Count: 224

ISBN-13: 9780316254373

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