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Handling the Truth - a book by Kephart, Beth

Handling the Truth

On the Writing of Memoir

Handling the Truth( )
Author: Kephart, Beth
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

Writing memoir is a deeply personal, and consequential, undertaking. As the acclaimed author of five memoirs spanning significant turning points in her life, Beth Kephart has been both blessed and bruised by the genre. In Handling the Truth, she thinks out loud about the form - on how it gets made, on what it means to make it, on the searing language of truth, on the thin line between remembering and imagining, and, finally, on the rights of memoirists. Drawing on proven writing...
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Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Authorship
Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.31 x 7.96 x 0.69 Inches
Book Weight:0.493 Pounds
Author Biography
Kephart, Beth (Author)
Beth Kephart's first book was a National Book Award finalist & was named a best book of the year by "Salon," the "Philadelphia Inquirer," & others. Kephart has won a 2000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, the 1998 Leeway grant, & the 1997 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts top grant for fiction. Her essays & articles have appeared in magazine nationwide. She lives in Pennsylvania.


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