Back in print, "a wry and moving . . . rare and minute accounting of growing up." (Time)
Exiles is the story of two glamorous people--one, a beautiful aristocrat; the other, a self-made man, one of the most famous authors of the 1920s. In this slender volume, which was nominated for the 1970 National Book Award and helped reestablish the memoir as a genre, Michael J. Arlen evokes--with humor and honesty--his parents' seemingly charmed life in Hollywood and New York, his own childhood spent between homes and boarding schools, and the decline of a family full of love, joy, and pride in one another: in other words, a family as ordinary as it is unusual.
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|Size: ||333 KB|
|Publisher: ||Farrar, Straus and Giroux|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781466873995 (DRM-EPUB)|
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