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Why this world : a biography of Clarice Lispector

Author: Benjamin Moser
Publisher: London : Haus, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born in 1920, in the landscape of post-World War 1 Ukraine, her family driven to a distant country by the fearsome pogroms that killed her mother and ruined her father, Clarice Lispector triumphed over her origins to become a person whose beauty, genius, and eccentricity intrigues all of Brazil's writers & artists.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Clarice Lispector; Clarice Lispector; Clarice Lispector
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Moser
ISBN: 9781906598426 1906598428
OCLC Number: 339985836
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: by Benjamin Moser.
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That rare person who looked like Marlene Dietrich and wrote like Virginia Woolf, Clarice Lispector is one of the most popular but least understood of Latin American writers. This title tells how this  Read more...

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A smart, passionate portrait of a truly remarkable writer . Lispector is a great subject, and Moser is the perfect biographer for her.A" - Jonathan Franzen A biography worthy of its great subject Read more...

 
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