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Quicksands : a memoir

Author: Sybille Bedford
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Showing how history imprints itself on private lives, this memoir presents the author's sensuous, harrowing, and remarkable life. It moves from Berlin during the Great War to the artists' set on the Cote d'Azur, through lovers, mentors, seducers and friends, and from genteel yet shabby poverty to comfort in London's Chelsea.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Named Person: Sybille Bedford
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sybille Bedford
ISBN: 0140279768 9780140279764
OCLC Number: 64956523
Notes: Originally published: London: Hamish Hamilton, 2005.
Description: 368 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Sybille Bedford.

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