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How to do biography : a primer / Nigel Hamilton.

Author/Creator:
Hamilton, Nigel.
Publication:
Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 379 p. ; 19 cm.
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Subjects:
Biography as a literary form.
Biography -- Research -- Methodology.
Autobiography -- Authorship.
Contents:
The task of biography
What is your agenda?
Defining your audience
Researching your subject
The shape of a life
The starting point
Birthing your subject
Childhood and youth
Love stories
Life's work
The twilight years
Ending your story
Autobiography and memoirs
Memoir
Truth
and its consequences
The afterlife.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [362]-367) and index.
ISBN:
9780674027961 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0674027965 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
179801049