1952-1962 v. 2
By (author) Simone de Beauvoir
Translated by Richard Howard
Introduction by Toril Moi
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Hard Times by Simone de Beauvoir
Book DescriptionThis volume of Simone de Beauvoir's legendary autobiography presents Beauvoir at the height of her international fame and portrays her inner struggle with aging. Beauvoir recounts her difficult long-distance romance with novelist Nelson Algren and her involvement with Claude Lanzmann (the future director of Shoah). She also vividly describes her travels with Sartre to Brazil and Cuba, reveals her private sense of despair in reaction to French atrocities in Algeria, and confronts her own deepening depression. Simone de Beauvoir's outstanding achievement is to have left us an admirable record of her unceasing battle to become an independent woman and writer.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781569249550
(229mm x 153mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Marlowe & Co
Publisher: Marlowe & Co
Publish Date: 23-Jun-1994
Country of Publication: United States
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