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The cost of living : a working autobiography / Deborah Levy.

Levy, Deborah, (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch B L6684 2018 (Text) 33126023144318 New Adult Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 163557191X
  • ISBN: 9781635571912
  • Physical Description: 134 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First published in 2018 in Great Britain by Hamish Hamilton"--Title page verso.
Formatted Contents Note:
The big silvers -- The tempest -- Nets -- Living in yellow -- Gravity -- The body electric -- The black and bluish darkness -- The republic -- Night wandering -- X is where I am -- Footsteps in the house -- The beginning of everything -- The Milky Way -- Good tidings.
Summary, etc.:
"What does it cost a woman to unsettle old boundaries and collapse social hierarchies that make her a minor character in a world not arranged to her advantage? This vibrant memoir, a portrait of contemporary womanhood in flux, is an urgent quest to find an unwritten major female character who can exist more easily in the world. Levy considers what it means to live with meaning, value, and pleasure, to seize the ultimate freedom of writing our own lives, and reflects on the work of such artists and thinkers as Simone de Beauvoir, James Baldwin, Elena Ferrante, Marguerite Duras, David Lynch, and Emily Dickinson. The Cost of Living is crucial testimony, as distinctive, witty, complex, and original as Levy's acclaimed novels"--Dust jacket.
Subject: Levy, Deborah.
Women authors, English > 20th century > Biography.
Women > Social conditions.
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