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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Having left France for New York, Nin continues her marital relationship with her husband, Hugh, and her love relationships with Henry Miller and her analyst Otto Rank. Fire is the story of a woman's struggles to come to terms with herself, to find salvation in the form of writing. Photos.

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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

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

User Review  - Kreh - Goodreads

this woman is amazing. it is a journal so the writing is so personal and really poetic. she talks about every feeling she has and it changes so often there is something so feminine and honest about her. adore it. 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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