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Lillian Hellman: Her Legend and Her Legacy

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Lillian Hellman was the most daring and original playwright of her time. In spite of her three volumes of highly acclaimed memoirs, Hellman has remained an enigma because of her need to conceal her real life and to invent a legend.

Carl Rollyson reveals - through newly discovered diaries, letters, interviews and state department files - the truth about Hellman's controver

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Paperback, 664 pages
Published December 1st 1999 by toExcel (first published 1988)
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Carl Rollyson, Professor of Journalism at Baruch College, The City University of New York, has published more than forty books ranging in subject matter from biographies of Marilyn Monroe, Lillian Hellman, Martha Gellhorn, Norman Mailer, Rebecca West, Susan Sontag, and Jill Craigie to studies of American culture, genealogy, children’s biography, film, and literary criticism. He has authored more t ...more
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