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Mosaic : a family memoir revisited

Author: Michael Holroyd
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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The noted biographer continues the chronicle of his family with an account of the murder of a fearsome headmaster, a discovery about his Swedish grandmother's identity, and a letter that reveals details about his mother's longtime affair.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Michael Holroyd; Michael Holroyd
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Holroyd
ISBN: 0393052737 9780393052732
OCLC Number: 55887276
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain under the title: Mosaic : portraits in fragments, by Little, Brown, 2004.
Description: 283 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface: Our families, right or wrong --
Illuminations from the past: a last glimpse of my father --
Quiet consummation: death of my aunt --
Private faces: a postbag of readers's stories --
Self-seeking: the beginning, a middle and some sense of an end --
Philippa: her story --
The search: four family stories --
Appendix: four family trees.
Responsibility: Michael Holroyd.
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The noted biographer continues the chronicle of his family with an account of the murder of a fearsome headmaster, a discovery about his Swedish grandmother's identity, and a letter that reveals details about his mother's longtime affair.

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