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Author Karr, Mary, author.

Title The art of memoir / Mary Karr.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, c2015.
©2015.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  808.06692 KAR    AVAILABLE
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Description xxiii, 229 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-226).
Summary A renowned Syracuse University professor builds on her memoirs and literary anecdotes to outline her personal writing process while identifying the elements of a successful memoir.
Karr breaks down the key elements of great literary memoir, opening our concepts of memory and identity, and illuminating the cathartic power of reflecting on the past; anybody with an inner life or complicated history, whether writer or reader, will relate.
Subject Karr, Mary -- Authorship.
Biography as a literary form.
Autobiography.
Autobiography -- Authorship.
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Genre Autobiographies.
ISBN 9780062223067
0062223062
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