Fire: From "A Journal of Love" : the Unexpurgated Diary of Anas Nin, 1934-1937

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Harcourt Brace, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 434 pages
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Fire has frightened and fascinated human beings for centuries. Although we often think of fire as only hurtful, it can play an essential part in maintaining the natural balance of nature. As science explores the role of naturally occurring fires, we have become better skilled at utilizing fire and living alongside its dangers. Dorothy Hinshaw Patent's authoritative text -- coupled with William Munoz's spectacular photographs -- documents scientists' growing knowledge of the awesome power of fire. Index.

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Review: Fire: From "A Journal of Love" The Unexpurgated Diary of Anas Nin, 1934-1937

User Review  - reem - Goodreads

If you don't want to be a whore after reading this book then I don't know what to think of you. Anas Nin's writing is freeing just as it is intelligent and full of life. I like diaries because they ... Read full review

Review: Fire: From "A Journal of Love" The Unexpurgated Diary of Anas Nin, 1934-1937

User Review  - Pivi Brink - Goodreads

Dear Anas is like a friend to me, because of the diary and because of the essays of "A Woman Speaks". Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Writer and diarist Anais Nin was born February 21, 1903 in Neuilly, France to a Catalan father and a Danish mother. She spent many of her childhood years with her Cuban relatives. Later, she became a naturalized American citizen. She is best known for her journals,"The Diary of Anais Nin, Vols. I-VII" and her erotic fiction. In fact, Nin was one of the raliest writers of erotica for women. She also wrote the book "Henry and June' which was made into a movie of the same name in 1990. In 1973 Anas Nin received an honorary doctorate from the Philadelphia College of Art. She was elected to the United States National Institute of Arts and Letters in 1974. She died of cancer in Los Angeles, California, on January 14, 1977.

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