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Memoirs.

1st draft of Autobiography written 1915-1916; Journal written 1908-1930.

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  • "When Memoirs was first published in 1975, it created quite a bit of turbulence in the mediathough long self-identified as a gay man, Williams' candor about his love life, sexual encounters, and drug use was found shocking in and of itself, and such revelations by America's greatest living playwright were called "a raw display of private life" by The New York Times Book Review. As it turns out, thirty years later, Williams' look back at his life is not quite so scandalous as it once seemed; he recalls his childhood in Mississippi and St. Louis, his prolonged struggle as a "starving artist," the "overnight" success of The Glass Menagerie in 1945, the death of his long-time companion Frank Merlo in 1962, and his confinement to a psychiatric ward in 1969 and subsequent recovery from alcohol and drug addiction, all with the same directness, compassion, and insight that epitomize his plays. (Barnes & Noble)"
  • "1st draft of Autobiography written 1915-1916; Journal written 1908-1930."@en
  • "1st draft of Autobiography written 1915-1916; Journal written 1908-1930."
  • "The memoirs commence with a brief account of his childhood at Penygroes, Carnvarvonshire, his decision to emigrate, and the voyage from London to Melbourne via Suez on S.S. "Orvieto" in 1922. They describe in detail his varied life in the next 12 years, including working as a farm labourer at Whitlesea, travelling from Melbourne to Mackay as a swagman, canecutting in Queensland, shearing in Queensland, N.S.W. and Victoria, fruitpicking in the Mildura district, working on coastal vessels, shearing in New Zealand, buying horses and shipping them to India in 1925-1926, travels in India, Burma and Ceylon, work on farms in Victoria, rabbit trapping in N.S.W., droving cattle in Queensland, and work as a private detective in Melbourne. In the later chapters there are many references to the Depression, ending with Jones' decision to return to Wales in 1934."@en
  • "William Rees-Mogg is one of the pivotal figures of post-war Britain. In this brilliantly entertaining memoir he recounts the story of a colourful life, and reflects on the key figures and events of his time. As editor of The Times, journalist, commentator, Chairman of the Arts Council and Chairman of the Broadcasting Standards Council, William Rees-Mogg has spent his life at the centre of events in politics and journalism. He has mixed with royalty, prime ministers, presidents, business magnates and religious leaders and in Memoirs he offers a unique, sometimes provocative, perspective on some of the most fascinating personalities of our age: Rab Butler, Margaret Thatcher, Anthony Eden, Shirley Williams, Roy Jenkins, Robin Day, Rupert Murdoch and many more. Rees-Mogg's personal life was filled with incident from an early age he recounts his experiences during the Bristol Blitz; his doomed attempts to enter politics; writing speeches for Anthony Eden during the Suez Crisis; hiring burglars to uncover corruption in the Met; an eventful stay at Chequers with Harold Wilson; how Rupert Murdoch amused the Queen at lunch; and how Harold Macmillan impressed Ronald Reagan at dinner. William Rees-Mogg's colourful and illuminating memoirs offer a wonderfully readable life of one of the great characters of our time."
  • "Memoirs of Private William Godfrey Eastlake, covering the period February 1916-September 1919, describing his experiences during World War One. Includes descriptions of his enlistment, time spent in training camp, voyage on troopship "Ajana", in camp in England, in battle in France where he was wounded, and his return voyage on the "Raranga""@en
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  • "Life in the unsettled midwest; public ministers, such as Jacob and Ann Branson; on the use of tobacco."@en
  • "Mentions: Connie Jeffreys, Clara Edmondson (Mrs. James A. Richardson), Bale Mill, Krug family, Jacob Schramm, Tiburcio Parrott, Heath family, Mr. Smith, Mrs. Ramirez, Lillie Hitchcock Coit, Sampson Tams, Arthur Macartney, San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906, W.W. Lyman Sr., Sarah Amis Lyman, Theodore Benedict Lyman, Julis Amis, Elizabeth Amis, Samuel Butterworth, The Haggins, May Davis (Mrs. Higham), Helen Hoyt, Witter Brynner, Robinson Jeffers, Randolph family, Gavin Arthur, A.E., Ella Young, James Stephens, Douglas Hyde, Abbey Theatre, Clark Ashton Smith, Jesse Stuart, Grace, Berte and Gertrude Hemme, W.Y. Evans-Wentz, Nell Ramsey, Maxwell Bodenheim, Jack Jones, Henry von Sabern, Sara Bard Field, Charles Erskine Scott Wood, Arensbergs, Butterworth family, Amis family, Asa Lyman, Bishop Lyman, El Molino Winery, The Lyman Ranch."
  • "Memoirs written in 1924, including reminiscences of schooldays in Chapham, England and memories of Epsom races. Includes description of voyage from England to Hobson's Bay in 1852 with family on board the "New Orleans"; experiences of gold mining in Forest Creek, Ballarat; land selection in Ballarat and Berwick districts; voyage to New Zealand on board the "Mal de Mer". Also includes photocopy of photograph of William Saunders with his daughter Mrs. Steel."@en

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