The Journals of Ana´s Nin: 1947-1955

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Owen, Jan 1, 1999 - Authors, American - 275 pages
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I bought these diaries at the Village Book Store in the Emory Village in 1977. I am glad I did, because they would probably have burned with the store burned. As a diarist myself there is so much here ... Read full review

The Diary of Anais Nin

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The book encompases Anais early ideas and lively anecdotes in a very entertaining medium.When you read her work is like you are part of her thoughts she truly understood the duality that exists inside ... Read full review


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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 Anaīs 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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