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Secrets of the flesh : a life of Colette

Author: Judith Thurman
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2000]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of one of the world's great writers and personalities chronicles the colorful life of Colette, from her diverse marriages and affairs with both men and women to her literary success.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thurman, Judith, 1946-
Secrets of the flesh.
New York : Ballantine Books, 2000
(DLC) 00107467
(OCoLC)45427862
Named Person: Colette; Colette
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Thurman
ISBN: 9780307789815 0307789810
OCLC Number: 772895624
Notes: Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.
Awards: Short-listed for United States National Book Awards: Nonfiction 1999
Description: 1 online resource (757 pages)
Responsibility: Judith Thurman.

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Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette was this century's first modern woman. She was one of the first women to report from the front lines of World War I. In 1935, a readers' poll named Colette the greatest  Read more...

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