Timebends: A Life

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A&C Black, Jan 1, 2012 - Dramatists, American - 628 pages
The poignant autobiography of Arthur Miller, following his life from boyhood in New York to celebrity status. It includes numerous frank accounts, such as the first staging of 'Death of a Salesman', and his marriage to Marilyn Monroe.

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User Review  - rondoctor - LibraryThing

I usually avoid autobiographies, but I read this one and I'm glad I did. In some passages Miller is a bit longwinded and pedantic. In most of the book, he shines. There is a lot more to Arthur Miller ... Read full review

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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

Miller's autobiography is well written, but can seem somewhat defensive at times. It is fascinating to meet so many important figures through his eyes. Plus, it gives one a deeper appreciation for his plays and how they were developed. Read full review


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Arthur Miller was one of America's greatest playwrights, whose works include Death of a Salesman, The Crucible, A View from the Bridge and All My Sons. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. In addition to the plays, his many other books included fiction, essays and the autobiography Timebends. Bloomsbury will also publish his Journals.

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