Norton Book of American Autobiography

ISBN-10: 039304677X

ISBN-13: 9780393046779

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List price: $39.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/17/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 720
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Jay Parini was born in Pittston, Pennsylvania in 1948. In 1970 he graduated from Lafayette College and he received a doctorate from the University of St. Andrews in 1975. Before becoming a professor of Engliah and Creative Writing at Vermont's Middlebury College in 1982, Parini taught at Dartmouth College. Parini writes poetry, novels, biographies, and criticism, and he has published numerous reviews and essays in major journals and newspapers. He co-founded the New England Review in 1976. In 1995, he was appointed literary executor for author Gore Vidal. A film version of The Last Station, his 1990 novel, was released in 2009.

Preface
Introduction
From: The True History of the Captivity and Deliverance of Mary Rowlandson
From: The Life and Character of the Late Rev. Mr. Jonathan Edwards
From: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
From: Some Account of the Fore-Part of the Life of Elizabeth Ashbridge
From: An Autobiography
From: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
From: Eighty Years and More: Reminiscences, 1815-1897
From: Two Years before the Mast
From: Walden
From: My Bondage and My Freedom
From: Specimen Days in America
From: Memoirs
From: Behind the Scenes; or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House
From: A New England Girlhood
From: Life on the Mississippi
From: My Cave Life in Vicksburg
From: The Education of Henry Adams
From: Notes of a Son and Brother
From: Up from Slavery
From: The Souls of Black Folk
From: Living My Life
From: Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist
From: A Hoosier Holiday
From: The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
From: The Story of My Life
From: The Promised Land
From: Dust Tracks on a Road
From: Son of Italy
"The Crack-Up"
From: Quiet Odyssey
From: Black Boy
From: One Writer's Beginnings
From: Wolf Willow
From: Memories of a Catholic Girlhood
From: The Seven Storey Mountain
From: A Walker in the City
From: Notes of a Native Son
From: Palimpsest
From: The Autobiography of Malcolm X
From: Unto the Sons
From: A Childhood: The Biography of a Place
From: Fierce Attachments
From: Stop-Time
"A Letter to My Mother Carolina Oates on Her 78th Birthday November 8, 1995"
From: The Woman Warrior
"Son and Father"
From: Fear of Fifty
From: "Going Up to Atlanta"
From: Days of Obligation
From: Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir
From: An American Childhood
"Buckeye"
From: The Cloister Walk
From: Reading the Mountains of Home
"Picky Eater"
From: Bone Black
From: Always Running
From: The Liars' Club
From: Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place
From: The Women
"Respect"
From: First Indian on the Moon
"Parental Guidance Suggested"
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