Half remembered: a personal history

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Story Line Press, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 273 pages
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This is the poet and editor's updated 1973 autobiography. Memory is a "treacherous talent'' that "serves many priorities other than objective truth.'' Hence the title. Davison admits his childhood ... Read full review


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About the author (1991)

Davison was born in New York City, son of the English poet Edward Davison. He served as a page in the U.S. Senate and subsequently attended Harvard University and Cambridge University. He became an editor at Harcourt, Brace at the age of twenty-two, moving to Boston in 1955 to work at Harvard University Press and then at Atlantic Monthly Press, eventually becoming Editor-in-Chief and director.

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