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Shoot the widow : adventures of a biographer in search of her subject

Author: Meryle Secrest
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biographer offers a entertaining and insightful study of the art and craft of writing biography, detailing her triumphs and missteps, adventures and misadventures as she researched nine famous people.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Secrest, Meryle.
Shoot the widow.
New York : Knopf, 2007
(OCoLC)646993655
Named Person: Meryle Secrest; Kenneth McKenzie Clark, Baron Clark; Bernard Berenson; Salvador Dalí; Romaine Brooks; Frank Lloyd Wright; Leonard Berstein; Stephen Sondheim; Meryle Secrest
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Meryle Secrest
ISBN: 9780307264831 0307264831
OCLC Number: 77270432
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 242 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The glass pavilion --
Through the keyhold with K.C. --
B.B. --
It's a story --
Metamorphosis of a narcissus --
Romaine --
Truth against the world --
Hidden in plain sight --
The Radstock hill.
Responsibility: Meryle Secrest.
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A biographer offers a entertaining and insightful study of the art and craft of writing biography, detailing her triumphs and missteps, adventures and misadventures as she researched nine famous people.

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