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Mirages - a book by Nin, Anaïs


The Unexpurgated Diary of Anais Nin, 1939-1947

Mirages( )
Author: Nin, Anaïs
Krizan, Kim
Editor: Herron, Paul
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Swallow Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $34.95
Book Description:

Mirages opens at the dawn of World War II, when Ana#65533;s Nin fled Paris, where she lived for fifteen years with her husband, banker Hugh Guiler, and ends in 1947 when she meets the man who would be "the One," the lover who would satisfy her insatiable hunger for connection. In the middle looms a period Nin describes as "hell," during which she experiences a kind of erotic madness, a delirium that fuels her search for love. As a child suffering abandonment by her father, Ana#65533;s...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Literary
Literary Criticism / Women Authors
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.5 Inches
Author Biography
Nin, Anaïs (Author)
Anaïs Nin 1903-1977

Writer and diarist Anaïs Nin was born February 21, 1903 in Neuilly, France to a Catalan father and a Danish mother. She spent many of her childhood years with her Cuban relatives. Later, she became a naturalized American citizen.

Nin is best known for her journals,"The Diary of Anais Nin, Vols. I-VII" and her erotic fiction. In fact, Nin was one of the raliest writers of erotica for women. She also wrote the book Henry and June, which was made into a movie of the same name in 1990.

In 1973 Anaïs Nin received an honorary doctorate from the Philadelphia College of Art. She was elected to the United States National Institute of Arts and Letters in 1974. She died of cancer in Los Angeles, California, on January 14, 1977.


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