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The Face in the Mirror: Writers Reflect on Their Dreams of Youth and the Reality of Age

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When you were young and idealistic, who was the person you saw in the mirror? What were your expectations and those of your family and community? And now that you’re older and have attained prominence, how do you feel about the person you have become and the direction your life has actually taken?
Malachy McCourt, Joyce Maynard, Alan Dershowitz, and Eileen Goudge are among
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Hardcover, 278 pages
Published September 22nd 2009 by Prometheus Books (first published September 1st 2009)
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This book is a wonderful find! The stories were personal and inspiring. I know I'll be going back again and again to read the stories inside this book.
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found their insights thought provoking since I share the same time span as these people if not the fame!
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This wasn't exactly what I thought it would be. The authors shared stories that were more autobiographical than reflective.
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Victoria Zackheim is the author of the novel, The Bone Weaver, and editor of six anthologies, the most recent being FAITH: Essays From Believers, Agnostics, and Atheists. Her screenplay, Maidstone, a feature film, is in development, as are her theater plays The Other Woman and Entangled. Victoria also writes documentary films and teaches creative nonfiction (Personal Essay) in the UCLA Extension W ...more
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