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A transatlantic love affair : letters to Nelson Algren

Author: Simone de Beauvoir; Nelson Algren; Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir; Ellen Gordon Reeves; Vanessa Kling
Publisher: New York : New Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"While [Simone de Beauvoir] gave all her talks and interviews in the United States in fluent English, she spoke with a thick French accent. She later credited her written fluency to her long correspondence with Algren."--Editor's Note, p.5.
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
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Named Person: Simone de Beauvoir; Nelson Algren; Simone de Beauvoir; Nelson Algren; Nelson Algren; Simone de Beauvoir; Simone de Beauvoir; Nelson Algren
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simone de Beauvoir; Nelson Algren; Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir; Ellen Gordon Reeves; Vanessa Kling
ISBN: 156584422X 9781565844223 1565845609 9781565845602
OCLC Number: 38162884
Language Note: Letters first published in French, but originally written in English.
Description: 559 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Letters to Nelson Algren
Responsibility: Simone de Beauvoir ; [compilation and annotation by Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir ; notes and English translations by Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir and others].

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"While [Simone de Beauvoir] gave all her talks and interviews in the United States in fluent English, she spoke with a thick French accent. She later credited her written fluency to her long correspondence with Algren."--Editor's Note, p.5.

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