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Henry Miller Is Under My Bed: People and Places on the Way to Paris

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In this evocative memoir, this granddaughter of a bootlegger tells the story of how she went out and got a life. Her father was a bus driver who died when she was four; her mother worked in a bar to support the kids. She did well in school and married a Protestant minister. From the parsonage, she went to the Playboy Mansion, where for many years she had a personal relatio ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published December 3rd 2011 by Paris Writers Press
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Mar 26, 2015 Lizzie Harwood rated it it was amazing
A whirlwind memoir about the life of an extraordinary person - Ms. Duncan's travels and actions captivate, amuse and shock - sometimes all at once.

If it wasn't a memoir, you'd have to say it was all made up - but so often life IS stranger than fiction. In these pages, you get to know a funny, smart, dedicated woman and her story left me questioning my own contribution to the world. There is a lot about Henry Miller in here but much more about politics, world events, finding one's path, and livin
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Mary Duncan is a native Californian and has lived in Paris since 2000. She is the founder and director of the Paris Writers Group, a contributor to the Huffington Post, the author of Henry Miller is Under My Bed, owns an archive of original Henry Miller materials and is on the Advisory Board of the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur. She is currently writing a book about a street in Paris where sever ...more
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