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The Burning Glass : the Life of Naomi Mitchison.

Author: Jenni Calder
Publisher: La Vergne : Sandstone Press Ltd, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Naomi Mitchison is often thought of as the doyenne of Scottish Literature. This is the definitive biography of the major novelist, feminist, socialist, and campaigner for sexual and other freedoms.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Calder, Jenni.
Burning Glass : The Life of Naomi Mitchison.
La Vergne : Sandstone Press Ltd, ©2019
Named Person: Naomi Mitchison; Naomi Mitchison
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jenni Calder
ISBN: 191224067X 9781912240678
OCLC Number: 1101044327
Description: 1 online resource (292 pages)
Contents: Intro; By The Same Author; CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; AJAY CLOSE; Foreword; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; Daughter; CHAPTER TWO; Wife; CHAPTER THREE; 'And then of course I began to write'; CHAPTER FOUR; Causes and Campaigns; CHAPTER FIVE; Another War; CHAPTER SIX; Highlands and Islands; CHAPTER SEVEN; African Journeys; CHAPTER EIGHT; Something Further; CHAPTER NINE; Personal and Political; NOTES; Works by Naomi Mitchison; BIBLIOGRAPHY; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

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