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A voice from old New York : a memoir of my youth

Author: Louis Auchincloss
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A posthumously published self-assessment by the former president of the Academy of Arts and Letters includes coverage of such topics as his father's depression and the dynamics of life inside and outside of his society circles.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Louis Auchincloss; Louis Auchincloss; Louis Auchincloss; Louis Auchincloss
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Auchincloss
ISBN: 9780547341538 0547341539
OCLC Number: 505420633
Description: xiii, 203 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: turning back --
Part I: How it was. Genealogy, et cetera --
John and Priscilla --
What some call "society" --
A few words about women --
Part II: Education and after. Teachers, beloved and otherwise --
My life in crime --
Bar Harbor --
Bad sports --
Religion --
The great depression --
The Brits --
Cohorts --
A hang-up --
I begin to write --
Sea duty --
Fear --
A return to society --
The firm --
Fleeing the law --
A few more words about women --
Animal encounters --
Part III: The writing life. Writerly types --
Class --
Burdens --
A would-be writer, not forgotten --
Part IV. Farewells. My mother --
And please do not forget.
Other Titles: Memoir of my youth
Responsibility: Louis Auchincloss.
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A posthumously published self-assessment by the former president of the Academy of Arts and Letters includes coverage of such topics as his father's depression and the dynamics of life inside and outside of his society circles.

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