The Green paradise: 1900-1916
This translation of the first volume of his four-volume autobiography, which covers his early life to age 15, represents an attempt to ``find the gossamer thread that passes through my life from birth to death, the one that binds, explains.'' Paramount are the mothering by his Southern belle mother and sisters; his attraction to other boys, and early religious faith, which underscores a later conversion to Catholicism.
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THE GREEN PARADISE: Vol. I of an AutobiographyUser Review - Kirkus
More confessional than chronicle, this first volume of the noted expatriate writer's autobiography candidly records the responses of an intense sensibility to a growing self. Writing ``to rediscover ... Read full review
The green paradise: autobiography, volume I (1900-1916)User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
At 91 a senior member of the French Academy par excellence, Green continues to write, having recently published the nostalgic Paris ( LJ 9/1/91) and Distant Lands ( LJ 10/1/91), which examined his ... Read full review