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LOUISE A. DESALVO - Vertigo. A Memoir

Title: Vertigo. A Memoir
Description: Dutton, 1997, (1e druk), 288 blz., Porto 4,50 euro NL, ISBN 9780452273245, Paperback, stains on book block, in good condition., In her no-holds-barred family memoir, controversial scholar-critic Louise DeSalvo breaks the traditional silence around life for an Italian American girl coming of age in working-class Hoboken, New Jersey. Upon first publication, DeSalvo's memoir???which sifts through painful memories of childhood incest, a sister's suicide, a mother's psychotic depression, and a father's violent rage???enjoyed wide acclaim as an instant classic of the genre, written in one of the most refreshing feminist voices around."-"San Francisco Chronicle" Marketing Plans: East Coast readings Extensively promoted with new anthology "Taste This: Italian American Women Writers on Food and Identity" Louise DeSalvo is professor of English at Hunter College. She has published thirteen books, including the acclaimed "Virginia Woolf: The Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Her Life and Work,.

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Price: EUR 7.50 = appr. US$ 8.15 Seller: Boek2 Antiquariaat
- Book number: U50P837/134036

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