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At Home in the World - a book by Maynard, Joyce

At Home in the World

A Memoir

At Home in the World( )
Author: Maynard, Joyce
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

New York Times bestselling author ofLabor Day With a New Preface When it was first published in 1998,At Home in the Worldset off a furor in the literary world and beyond. Joyce Maynard's memoir broke a silence concerning her relationship—at age eighteen—with J.D. Salinger, the famously reclusive author ofThe Catcher in the Rye, then age fifty-three, who had read a story she wrote forThe New York Times in...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Biography & Autobiography / Literary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.21 x 8.96 x 0.76 Inches
Book Weight:0.946 Pounds
Author Biography
Maynard, Joyce (Author)
Joyce Maynard was born on November 5, 1953. She first came to national attention in 1973 with the publication of her New York Times cover story An Eighteen-Year-Old Looks Back on Life, which she wrote while a freshman at Yale University. Since then, she has been a reporter and columnist for The New York Times, a syndicated newspaper columnist, and a regular contributor to NPR. Her writing have also been published in numerous magazines including O, The Oprah Magazine; Newsweek; The New York Times Magazine; Forbes; Salon; San Francisco Magazine; and USA Weekly.

She has written both fiction and nonfiction works including The Usual Rules, The Cloud Chamber, Internal Combustion, After Her, and her memoirs Looking Back and At Home in the World. Maynard's memoirs include details about her relationship with J. D. Salinger when she was 18 years old and attending Yale University. To Die For was adapted into a movie starring Nicole Kidman, Matt Dillon and Joaquin Phoenix and Labor Day was adapted into a movie starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin.


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