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Myself When Young: The Shaping of a Writer
Myself When Young The Shaping of a Writer
Author: Daphne du Maurier
Both in her novels and her memoirs, Daphne du Maurier revealed an ardent desire to explore her family's history. In Myself When Young, based on diaries she kept between 1920 and 1932, du Maurier probes her own past, beginning with her earliest memories and encompassing the publication of her first book and her marriage. Often painfully ho...  more
ISBN-13: 9780380404858
ISBN-10: 0380404850
Publication Date: 3/1984
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Publisher: Avon Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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A glimpse into a life of privilege and the drive towards creativity. Takes place from her youth to her marriage. But she does not quite tell all; the deepest secrets of her heart are not fully exposed. If you read her biography or see the BBC film based on her letters and the bio, you can fill in the gaps.