An Unfinished Woman Author:Lillian Hellman Lillian Hellman (1905-1984, scriptwriter, playwright, social and political activist, and critic) wrote some of the most enduring and thought-provoking drama for the theatre in the 20th century. Hellman didn't pull any punches in this 1969 autobiography. She offers a detailed, unsparing self-scrutiny, and frank account of her experiences. — Her c... more »areer as a playwright began in 1938 with The Children's Hour, the first of seven plays that would bring her international attention and praise.
Her extraordinary thirty-year love affair with Dashiell Hammett, her warm and completely unsentimental portrait of her close friend Dorothy Parker, her revealing chapter on two black women who profoundly influenced her life, and her involvement with the great events of her time have formed the basis of a book that calls upon all Miss Hellman’s formidable powers of intellect, imagination and style.« less