Daphne Du Maurier

Daphne Du Maurier

The Secret Life of the Renowned Storyteller

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Baker & Taylor
A definitive exploration of the life of the author of "Rebecca" reveals many secrets about her turbulent, intensely private life, reviewing her troubled childhood, unfortunate marriage, and sexual ambiguity

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The authorized biography of the author of Rebecca , a novel first published in 1938 and still a steady seller. Du Maurier was an intensely emotional and unconventional woman, and Forster draws on hitherto unpublished letters, including a cache of previously unknown love letters between Du Maurier and actress Gertrude Lawrence. Includes photos. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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& Taylor

A definitive exploration of the life of the author of Rebecca reveals many secrets about her turbulent, intensely private life, reviewing her troubled childhood, unfortunate marriage, and sexual ambiguity. 25,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.

Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [1993]
Copyright Date: ©1993
ISBN: 9780385420686
0385420684
Branch Call Number: 823x DUMAU FORST

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May 11, 2013

If you want a good bio by the excellent Margaret Forster, her life of Elizabeth Barrett Browning a better bet. Du Maurier turns out to be an unlikable woman whose facades Forster peels back to reveal turmoil, obsession and hypocrisy.

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