Sartre: A Life

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Pantheon Books, Sep 1, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 591 pages
From a description of Sartre's hitherto unknown father to the painful last moments of Sartre's declining years, this biography incorporates previously untold aspects of Sartre's private and political life

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Philosopher, playwright, and novelist Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980) was the most dominant European intellectual for the three decades following World War II. In 1964, he was awarded but declined the Nobel Prize in Literature. Annie Cohen-Solal is the author of the acclaimed "Sartre: A Life," an international best-seller that has been translated into sixteen languages.

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