Rita Will: Memoir of a Literary Rabble-rouser

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Bantam Books, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 479 pages
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The author of the landmark gay novel "Rubyfruit Jungle" tells her own larger-than-life tale, revealing a life as colorful as her fiction. Grounded by a fierce work drive, a connection to her Southern heritage, and an irreverent sense of humor, Rita Mae Brown has managed to remain a true original. In this candid, irresistibly readable memoir, she recounts her fascinating life story. of photos.

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RITA WILL: Memoir of a Literary Rabble-Rouser

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A novelist's autobiography shows that truth is not always as much fun as fiction. Rita Mae Brown—one of the first openly gay celebrities in America, as well as one of the founders of the Second Wave ... Read full review

Rita will: memoir of a literary rabble-rouser

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This is an autobiography of novelist, essayist, poet, and screenwriter Brown, who reached fame and notoriety with her first novel, Rubyfruit Jungle (1973). She begins with her illegitimate birth and ... Read full review

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Rita Mae Brown is the bestselling author of Rubyfruit Jungle, In Her Day, Six of One, Southern Discomfort, Sudden Death, High Hearts, Bingo, Starting from Scratch: A Different Kind of Writers' Manual, Venus Envy, Dolley: A Novel of Dolley Madison in Love and War, and Riding Shotgun.  With her tiger cat, Sneaky Pie, she also collaborates on the Mrs. Murphy mystery series, including Wish You Were Here, Rest in Pieces, Murder at Monticello, Pay Dirt, and Murder, She Meowed.  An Emmy-nominated screenwriter and a poet, she lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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