Simone de Beauvoir : a biography /

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Main Author: Bair, Deirdre
Format: Book
Published: New York, : Summit Books, c1990.
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Main Author:Bair, Deirdre

This definitive biography is based on five years of interviews with de Beauvoir, and is written with her full cooperation. Bair penetrates the mystique of this brilliant and often paradoxical woman, who has been called one of the great minds of the 20th century, and surely, one of the most famously unconventional figures of her generation. "As a reference work . . . Simone de Beauvoir can be considered definitive".--The Atlantic. 16-page photographic insert.

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General Notes:Includes index.
Physical Description:718 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 619-679).
ISBN:0671606816 :