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Memoirs of a literary veteran

Robert Pearse Gillies

Memoirs of a literary veteran

including sketches and anecdotes of the most distinguished literary charactersfrom 1794 to 1849

by Robert Pearse Gillies

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Published by Richard Bentley in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Robert Pearse Gillies. Vol.1.
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Open LibraryOL19557815M

  In the decades since the Vietnam War, veteran memoirs have influenced Americans’ understanding of the conflict. Yet few historians or literary scholars have scrutinized how the genre has shaped the nation’s collective memory of the war and its aftermath. Instead, veterans’ accounts are mined for colorful quotes and then dropped from public discourse; are .   Based in New York, Laura Yorke is not just a talented literary agent, but she is also a veteran book editor, writer, and publisher. She started her career as an editor at Simon & Schuster. After a couple of years, she joined Regan Books/HarperCollins where she once again worked as an editor.

Talking about inciting anger—let’s move on to the second book on the shortlist of the best new memoirs. This is Ronan Farrow’s Catch and Kill. It charts his investigation into the allegations against the film producer Harvey Weinstein, for which he shared a Pulitzer Prize with two reporters at the New York ’ll get to that—but first, please tell us about this book and . Three Compelling, Top-Notch Literary Memoirs by Veterans. BY MARC LEEPSON. Although it’s been said before, it bears repeating: There are but two requirements for a great memoir: a great life story and a great writer to tell it. Many have lived interesting lives; few have the ability to turn those lives into compelling books.

A leading independent publisher of academic nonfiction, McFarland is recognized for noteworthy books about pop culture, sports, military history, transportation, body & mind, literature, history and medieval studies, among other topics. McFarland currently offers nearly books in print. Jefferson, NC US. Mentor Enterprises. “Veteran Narratives and the Collective Memory of the Vietnam War is a discerning investigation of historical remembrance in the writings of Vietnam War veterans. John Wood deftly reveals how prewar, wartime, and postwar experiences shaped the .


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