[Item #5075] Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography. Doris Lessing.
Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography
Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography
Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography
Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography
Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography
Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography

Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography

New York, NY: Harper Collins, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. “Art is the mirror of our betrayed ideals.” Doris Lessing, “The Golden Notebook.” Doris Lessing (October 22, 1919–November 17, 2013), recipient of the David Cohen prize for a lifetime of achievements in British Literature in 2001 and oldest-ever recipient of a Nobel Prize in Literature (2007), Lessing is an author as lauded and beloved as they come. Upon awarding her the Nobel Prize in literature, the Swedish Academy said of her, “that epicist of the female experience, who with skepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny.” “Under My Skin Vol 1” is a vivid account of Lessings early life–from her birth in Iran, to her childhood in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), to yet another relocation–this time, to England, in 1949. As vivid a portrait of the early life of Doris Lessing as any fan or critic could possibly want, “Under My Skin” is a monumental work; it masterfully speaks to how and why her early life experiences shaped her career as a writer, and political activist. [ISBN: 9780060171506]. Hardcover in unclipped dust jacket, the First US edition, with reference to a previous UK edition at copyright page; First Printing, as indicated by number sequence thereon. Book in very fine condition, nearly pristine, with only slightest shelf-wear to fine-edges & corners of front, back covers. Dust jacket is also in very fine condition, with mild-to-moderate smudging to front, back covers & a very small line of blue ink on bottom right corner of front cover. Very Fine / Very fine. [Item #5075]

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