Why we write about ourselves : twenty memoirists on why they expose themselves (and others) in the name of literature / edited by Meredith Maran.
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- ISBN: 9780142181973
- ISBN: 0142181978
- Physical Description: xiv, 254 pages ; 21 cm
- Publisher: New York : Plume, 
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Ishmael Beah -- Kate Christensen -- Pearl Cleage -- Pat Conroy -- Kelly Corrigan -- Edwidge Danticat -- Meghan Daum -- Nick Flynn -- A.M. Homes -- Sue Monk Kidd -- Anne Lamott -- Sandra Tsing Loh -- James McBride -- Dani Shapiro -- David Sheff -- Darin Strauss -- Cheryl Strayed -- Ayelet Waldman -- Jesmyn Ward -- Edmund White.
|Summary, etc.:|| "What moves memoirists to make their most personal stories public? In Why We Write About Ourselves, twenty of America's most successful memoirists answer this question -- and share the nuts and bolts of how they do it. Exploring such issues as the reliability of memory, the ethics of disclosure, and how to protect others' privacy without self-censoring, these bestselling memoirists reveal what keeps them going during the tough times and what they love most -- and least -- about revealing themselves in print"-- Provided by publisher.
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