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Author(s): Rebecca West
Book Pages: 256 - Publish Date: 2010-12-21 - Publisher: Open Road Media
Description: Published posthumously, this wise and entertaining family history and memoir offers keen insight into the origins of Rebecca West and her work Working on Family Memories for over twenty years, West set out to narrate the story of her mother’s, father’s and husband’s unique and talented families. As in her novels, the richly drawn characters of her heritage and childhood traverse a diverse la...
Book Pages: 148 - Publish Date: 2010-12-21 - Publisher: Open Road Media
Description: A collection of Rebecca West’s critical thought, essays, and reviews that sparkles with her wit and intelligence Throughout her life, West worked as a journalist and critic, and in this collection readers will discover her vibrant voice, which is at times frank and frequently humorous. Whether considering her escapades in Prohibition-era New York or her own path to writing fiction, West’s essa...
Author(s): Rebecca West
Book Pages: 294 - Publish Date: 2011-03-01 - Publisher: Open Road Media
Description: A travelogue and historical exploration of Mexico from one of the twentieth century’s greatest travel writers Dame Rebecca West travels through Mexico and explores its people, history, religion, and culture in her unfinished work Survivors in Mexico, carefully stitched together by Bernard Schweizer in this posthumously published edition. West tackles the country’s broad historical legacy—the...
Author(s): Rebecca Stefoff
Book Pages: 111 - Publish Date: 2006-09-01 - Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
Description: "Presents the history of the Wild West through a variety of primary source images and documents, such as diary entries, newspaper accounts, public speeches, popular literature, and personal letters"--Provided by publisher.
Author(s): Rebecca West
Book Pages: 374 - Publish Date: 2010-12-21 - Publisher: Open Road Media
Description: Rebecca West’s gripping chronicle of England’s World War II traitors, expanded and updated for the Cold War era In The Meaning of Treason, Rebecca West tackled not only the history and facts behind the spate of World War II traitors, but the overriding social forces at work to challenge man’s connection to his fatherland. As West reveals in this expanded edition, the ideologically driven ama...
Author(s): Rebecca West
Book Pages: 304 - Publish Date: 2010-12-21 - Publisher: Open Road Media
Description: In the final installment of Rebecca West’s Saga of the Century trilogy, family, marriage, and love alter the sisterly bonds that have seen them through poverty, war, and scandal In the years after the war, Mary and Rose Aubrey have found success as accomplished pianists. In spite of their travels and material rewards, they remain apart from society. When their cherished cousin Rosamund surprises...
Book Pages: 450 - Publish Date: 2011-03-01 - Publisher: Open Road Media
Description: West’s acclaimed examination of traitors, this gripping profile takes readers inside World War II spy rings and gets to the heart of what it means to betray one’s country Throughout her career, Rebecca West dug into psyches, real and fictional, to try to understand the meaning of betrayal. In the aftermath of World War II, West was incensed when several wartime turncoats were tried with seemin...
Author(s): Rebecca Solnit
Book Pages: 435 - Publish Date: 2014-06-06 - Publisher: Univ of California Press
Description: "A beautiful, absorbing, tragic book."—Larry McMurtry In 1851, a war began in what would become Yosemite National Park, a war against the indigenous inhabitants. A century later–in 1951–and a hundred and fifty miles away, another war began when the U.S. government started setting off nuclear bombs at the Nevada Test Site. It was called a nuclear testing program, but functioned as a war again...
Book Pages: 183 - Publish Date: 1918 - Publisher: Unknown
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Author(s): Rebecca West
Book Pages: 546 - Publish Date: 2000-02-09 - Publisher: Yale University Press
Description: From the time that George Bernard Shaw remarked that “Rebecca West could handle a pen as brilliantly as ever I could and much more savagely,” West’s writings and her politics have elicited strong reactions. This collection of her letters—the first ever published—has been culled from the estimated ten thousand she wrote during her long life. The more than two hundred selected letters foll...