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Etchings in an Hourglass: A Sequel to Bronx Primitive and a Wider World

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The third volume of the author's memoirs relates the events of her later life -- the deaths of her husband and daughter, love affairs, her bitter second marriage and divorce, and her travels.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published August 28th 1991 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published 1990)
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Lydia
Jun 22, 2014 Lydia rated it liked it
Who can blame Kate Simon for being a little tetchy, grandiose and petty in this her third of three memoirs: she was diagnosed with cancer right before she starting writing it. The breeziness and generosity of spirit that made the first two installments so exhilarating to read is gone here, as she settles scores and sets the record straight on episodes from the near and distant past, once and for all. The death of her only child in her early twenties and two failed marriages also contribute to ...more
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Jun 11, 2012 Carleen rated it really liked it
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Intriguing and inspiring. A woman who moved forward like a steamroller through a life that opened to her a world of travel and enviable experiences. Now reading her earlier works and remain inspired by this strong and talented woman.
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Apr 09, 2015 Judy Golden rated it really liked it
Raw powerful story of a woman's life released 1990 when she died of cancer. She lived she loved she travelled. She wrote.. She lost so many people she loved. I'm saddened and enriched by this reading of her life in three books.
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