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Anaïs Nin : a biography

Author: Deirdre Bair
Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Biography of controversial author Anaïs Nin, known for her erotic books and many affairs, especially the one with fellow writer Henry Miller, with information taken from Nin's extensive diaries and interviews with family, friends, and enemies.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bair, Deirdre.
Anaïs Nin.
New York : Putnam, ©1995
(OCoLC)609322100
Online version:
Bair, Deirdre.
Anaïs Nin.
New York : Putnam, ©1995
(OCoLC)624399079
Named Person: Anaïs Nin; Anaïs Nin; Anaïs Nin; Anaïs Nin; Anaïs Nin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deirdre Bair
ISBN: 0399139885 9780399139888
OCLC Number: 30895634
Description: xviii, 654 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A most unlikely marriage --
The ugly little girl --
The indispensable lifeline --
Miss Nin and Linotte --
"What to do with Anais" --
Where shall this lead us?" --
Battles of interest --
Mediocre unfaithfulness --
An unprofessional study --
"A man who makes life drunk" --
Those millers --
The well-kept mistress --
The banker woman --
Lover of the world and men --
HIM --
"An emotional love tapeworm" --
Birth --
Friendships with women --
Nanankepichu --
The three musqueteers --
The literary madam --
Changes --
The hurt self. "Begin anywhere and flow along" --
Colette and Cheri --
"Life again, life!" --
An edifice of lies --
The trapeze --
Literature's invisible woman --
Acting out the dream --
Wider perspectives --
The meaning of freedom --
The Black children --
"Why not me?" --
"Too much to say" --
"Nin rediscovered in Denver" --
"Story of the diary" --
Being famous --
"The book of pain."
Responsibility: Deirdre Bair.

Abstract:

Biography of controversial author Anaïs Nin, known for her erotic books and many affairs, especially the one with fellow writer Henry Miller, with information taken from Nin's extensive diaries and interviews with family, friends, and enemies.

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