My Animal Life (Signed copy)
Signed by Maggie Gee
First edition, first printing. Hardback in dustwrapper. 22.5 × 14cm, 232pp.
Signed directly to the title page by Maggie Gee.
How do you become a writer, and why? Maggie Gee s journey starts a long way from the literary world in a small family in post-war Britain. At seventeen, Maggie goes, a lamb to the slaughter, to university. From the 1960s onwards she lives the defining events of her generation: the coming of the Pill and sexual freedom, tremors in the British layer-cake of class and race. In the 1980s, Maggie finally gets published, falls in love, marries and has a daughter but for the next three decades and beyond, she survives, and sometimes thrives, by writing. This frank, bold memoir dares to explore the big questions: success and failure, sex, death and parenthood our animal life.
This copy is in very good condition.
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