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The mirador : dreamed memories of Irène Nømirovsky by her daughter

Author: Élisabeth Gille; Marina Harss
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, ©2011.
Series: New York Review Books classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Élisabeth Gille was only five when the Gestapo arrested her mother, and she grew up remembering next to nothing of her. Her mother was a figure, a name, Irène Némirovsky , a once popular novelist, a Russian émigré from an immensely rich family, a Jew who didn't consider herself one and who even contributed to collaborationist periodicals, and a woman who died in Auschwitz because she was a Jew. To her daughter  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Biography
Named Person: Élisabeth Gille; Irène Némirovsky
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Élisabeth Gille; Marina Harss
ISBN: 9781590174449 1590174445
OCLC Number: 694832868
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Includes an interview with the author.
Description: 239 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: New York Review Books classics.
Other Titles: Mirador.
Responsibility: by Elisabeth Gille ; translation by Marina Harss ; afterword by Renø de Ceccatty.

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In 1992 Gille published this fictionalized autobiography of the acclaimed novelist, who had led a sparkling life in Paris as one of the most successful and prolific European writers of the 1930s  Read more...

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Gille's two "deamed memories" combine to create a tender, moving portrait of the mother she had to find through her own imagination. Sunday Times Gille captures her mother's contradictions in prose Read more...

 
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