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La Batarde

Leduc, Violette; Simone De Beauvoir (Foreword)

Published by FSG, 1965
ISBN 10: 0374513716 / ISBN 13: 9780374513719
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Title: La Batarde

Publisher: FSG

Publication Date: 1965

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good Dust Jacket

Edition: 1st.


First US edition. Pages clean, binding firm. Edgeworn dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 101629

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Synopsis: In her second revealing memoir of literary Paris, Leduc shares her insights into a post-War Parisian scene dominated by the likes of Camus, Genet, Sartre, Cocteau, and Simone de Beauvoir, who became her mentor for a time. Original.

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The illigitimate daughter of a servant girl, Violette Leduc started writing at the urging of Maurice Sachs and Simone de Beauvoir. Her first novel ( In the Prison of Her Skin) was published by Albert Camus for Éditions Gallimard and earned her praise from Jean-Paul Sartre, Jean Cocteau, and Jean Genet. She went on to write eight more books, including Ravages, L'Affamée, and Mad in Pursuit, the second part of her literary autobiography.

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