Simone de Beauvoir: A Biography

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Random House, 2002 - 720 pages
During the last six years of her life, the philosopher, feminist, novelist and author of the landmark work, The Second Sex, gave Deirdre Bair her unqualified co-operation and time. In interviews she provided new insights and material that are central to understanding her life and work.

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User Review  - mahallett - LibraryThing

beauvoir herself is less interesting than i thought. she is very peculiar! i had no idea that she drank so much and died of cirrhosis. her relationship with sartre was very strange and hard to ... Read full review

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If you're looking for a biography of Simone de Beavuoir, Deirdre Bair's "Simone de Beauvoir: A Biography" is, in my opinion, far superior to any of the other biographies currently in print. If your ... Read full review

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