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Author: Doris Lessing
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st HarperPerennial edView all editions and formats
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The experiences absorbed through these "skins too few" are evoked in this memoir of Doris Lessing's childhood and youth as the daughter of a British colonial family in Persia and Southern Rhodesia. Honestly and with overwhelming immediacy, Lessing maps the growth of her consciousness, her sexuality, and her politics, offering a rare opportunity to get under her skin and discover the forces that made her one of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Doris Lessing; Doris May Lessing; Doris Lessing
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doris Lessing
ISBN: 0060926643 9780060926649
OCLC Number: 33256914
Notes: "Volume one of my autobiography to 1949."
Awards: James Tait Black Memorial Prize for biography, 1994.
Description: 419 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Doris Lessing.

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The experiences absorbed through these "skins too few" are evoked in this memoir of Doris Lessing's childhood and youth as the daughter of a British colonial family in Persia and Southern Rhodesia. Honestly and with overwhelming immediacy, Lessing maps the growth of her consciousness, her sexuality, and her politics, offering a rare opportunity to get under her skin and discover the forces that made her one of the most distinguished writers of our time. --amazon.com.

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