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A Charmed Life - a book by McCarthy, Mary

A Charmed Life

A Charmed Life( )
Author: McCarthy, Mary
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Open Road Integrated Media, LLC
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $14.99
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A writer's life is upended by her destructive ex-husband in this intensely personal novel by the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of The Group. Former actress and budding playwright Martha Sinnott longs to recapture the "charmed life" she abandoned when she divorced her first husband. So she returns to her beloved New England artists' colony with her second husband--and discovers that little has changed. The same people make up the same...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Author Biography
McCarthy, Mary (Author)
Mary McCarthy was born in Seattle, Washington on June 21, 1912. She studied literature at Vassar College, where she graduated with honors at the age of twenty-one. She worked as an editor at Covici Friede Publishers from 1936-1937 and Partisan Review from 1937-1938. She was a theatre critic for the Partisan Review from 1938-1962. She taught or lectured at Beard College, Sarah Lawrence College, University College in London, and Vassar College.

She wrote seven novels including The Company She Keeps, Birds of America, Cannibals and Missionaries, and The Group, which was made into a movie in 1966. She also wrote critical works, travel books and the autobiographical Memoirs of a Catholic Girlhood. She received several awards during her lifetime including the Edward MacDowell Medal, the National Medal of Literature, and the first Rochester Literary Award. She died of cancer on October 25, 1989 at the age of 77.


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