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6 edition of In Private Life found in the catalog.

In Private Life

by Barbara Holland

  • 371 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Akadine Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Literary

  • Edition Notes

    Common Reader Editions

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8710131M
    ISBN 101888173769
    ISBN 109781888173765
    OCLC/WorldCa43550518

    The Private Life of Chairman Mao: The Memoirs of Mao's Personal Physician is a memoir by Li Zhisui, one of the physicians to Mao Zedong, former Chairman of the Communist Party of China, which was first published in Li had emigrated to the United States in the years after Mao's death. The book describes the time during which Li was Mao's Author: Li Zhisui. A philosopher looks at lying and deception in public and private life—in government, medicine, law, academia, journalism, in the family and between friends. Lying is a penetrating and thoughtful examination of one of the most pervasive yet little discussed aspects of our public and private lives.

      “The most revealing book ever published on Mao, perhaps on any dictator in history.”—Professor Andrew J. Nathan, Columbia University From until Mao Zedong's death twenty-two years later, Dr. Li Zhisui was the Chinese ruler's personal physician, which put him in daily—and increasingly intimate—contact with Mao and his inner circle. in The Private Life of Chairman Mao, Dr. /5(10).   Birth and death — that ancient balance presides over Jane Smiley’s panoramic portrait of Margaret Mayfield, laid out for us in stages in “Private Life.” For many years, though, the novel Author: Sven Birkerts.

    As the book continues and the characters age and develop, the American landscape is also changing. While novels like Winston Groom’s FORREST GUMP gave satirical coverage to several decades in American history, PRIVATE LIFE deals with it more stoically through Margaret’s eyes.   A Private Life is not an overtly political book; rather, it has the timeless quality of most dreams. Still, [narrator] Ni Niuniu's refusal to connect with the world outside her door becomes a kind of political statement. — Elizabeth Gold. Washington PostPages:


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A riveting and nuanced novel of marriage and family, Private Life reveals the mysteries of intimacy and the anonymity that endures even in lives lived side by side/5(). Private Life, as far as I’m concerned, is a true literary revelation.

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One of the high points of 20th century Catalan and European literature, it is an unflinching portrait of the social mores of the high and low classes, the desire to be someone, and the destruction of a way of life.

Private Life, the new novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley, centers around the marriage between a small-town girl and an eccentric astronomer in the first years of the 20th century.

Private Life is a powerful, challenging and, ultimately, fierce work of fiction, a masterpiece of a novel that stands with the best of Smiley's work.

It. The answer to this paradox is in the structure of the book. Bryson packages his short history of private life into a sort of rambling tour around the rooms of his home, a mid 19th Century former Church of England rectory in a Norfolk village.

(This American writer has lived for many years in England.)/5(K). A brief description would say that "Private Life" is a novel about a woman's life from the late 's through the early years of World War II.

Margaret Mayfield grew up in rural Missouri, one of three surviving daughters of her widowed mother. She is quiet and unremarkable, but observant. At Margaret marries a self-described genius/5. In Private Life book It is an in-depth conversation that covers the most critical moments of your life.

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The New York Times obituary observed "It was a rigorously factual work with none of the anthropomorphic sentimentality that infused Watership with its charm, but it bristled with insights."Born: 8 NovemberCardiff, Wales.

Feminist in the best sense, Private Life examines a certain variety of marriage, a union that contemporary women would flee in a heartbeat but exactly one of a sort that legions of women in times past have endured to the grave.

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Private Vegas Private Paris The Games/Private Rio * Others: (Not part of the main Series Works: Private Games, Private Down Under, Private Vegas, Private L.A., The Games: A Private Novel. The new film from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Tamara Jenkins (The Savages, Slums of Beverly Hills), PRIVATE LIFE is the bracingly funny and moving story of 94%.

The Private Life bears an affinity with The Examined Life, psychoanalyst Stephen Grosz's bestselling tales from the consulting room. In probing the vagaries and vulnerabilities of the human, Cohen Author: Lisa Appignanesi.

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Smiley’s thirteenth book of fiction, Private Life, is a “lengthy drama of incompatibility” that not-so-subtly promotes the idea that marriage is often a raw deal for women, rendering self-definition challenging, if not impossible.

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