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Prisons We Choose to Live Inside

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ISBN-10: 0060390778

ISBN-13: 9780060390778

Edition: N/A

Authors: Doris Lessing

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The celebrated author explores new ways to view ourselves and the society we live in, and gives us fresh answers to such enduring questions as how to think for ourselves and understand what we know.
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Book details

List price: $11.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/14/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 4.75" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Doris Lessing was born in Kermanshah, Persia (later Iran) on October 22, 1919 and grew up in Rhodesia (the present-day Zimbabwe). During her two marriages, she submitted short fiction and poetry for publication. After moving to London in 1949, she published her first novel, The Grass Is Singing, in 1950. She is best known for her 1954 Somerset Maugham Award-winning experimental novel The Golden Notebook. Her other works include This Was the Old Chief's Country, the Children of Violence series, the Canopus in Argos - Archives series, and Alfred and Emily. She has received numerous awards for her work including the 2001 Prince of Asturias Prize in Literature, the David Cohen British Literature Prize, and the 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature. She died on November 17, 2013 at the age of 94.

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