The Writing of Biography

Boston: The Writer, Inc., (1951).

Price: $65.00

First edition. Spine cocked, dampstained at the foot of the thin spine, very good in very good minus dustwrapper, stained and chipped also at the foot. Inscribed by the author to her editor Barbara Rex: "For Babs from a grateful biographer. C.D.B." The text of a lecture delivered by Bowen at Scripps College. Rex has made some marginal notations in the text; the changes were incorporated into a later volume.

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The Writing of Biography. Catherine Drinker BOWEN.

Catherine Drinker Bowen
birth name: Catherine Drinker Bowen
born: 1/1/1897
died: 11/1/1973

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American historical biographer known for her partly fictionalized biographies. After attending the Peabody Institute and the Julliard School of Music, she became interested in writing. Not surprisingly, her earliest works were inspired by the lives of musicians. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore