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At Home in the World: A Memoir
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Picador USA
Publication date October 1, 1998
Pages 347
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780312195564
ISBN-10 0312195567
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.50 by 10 in.
Weight 1.50 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $25.00
§As reported by publisher
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
The author of Where Love Goes describes her love affair with reclusive author J. D. Salinger, which began at the age of eighteen, discussing her relationship with Salinger and her troubled but creative youth. 50,000 first printing. Tour.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
In the spring of 1972, Joyce Maynard, a freshman at Yale, published a cover story in The New York Times Magazine about life in the sixties. Among the many letters of praise, offers for writing assignments, and request for interviews was a one-page letter from the famously reclusive author, J.D. Salinger.

Don't Go Away Sad is the story of a girl who loved and lived with J.D. Salinger, and the woman she became. A crucial turning point in Joyce Maynard's life occurred when her own daughter turned eighteen--the age Maynard was when Salinger first approached her. Breaking a twenty-five year silence, Joyce Maynard addresses her relationship with Salinger for the first time, as well as the complicated , troubled and yet creative nature of her youth and family. She vividly describes the details of the times and her life with the finesse of a natural storyteller.

Courageously written by a women determined to allow her life to unfold with authenticity, Don't Go Away Sad is a testament to the resiliency of the spirit and the honesty of an unwavering eye.


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Hardcover
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from Picador USA (October 1, 1998)
9780312195564 | details & prices | 347 pages | 6.50 × 10.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $25.00
About: The author describes her love affair with reclusive author J.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781250046444
 
Reissue edition from Picador USA (September 3, 2013)
9781250046444 | details & prices | 375 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $18.00
About: New York Times bestselling author of Labor DayWith a New PrefaceWhen it was first published in 1998, At Home in the World set off a furor in the literary world and beyond.
Miscellaneous
1 edition from Picador USA (April 1, 2007)
9781429977555 | details & prices | List price $9.99
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781427259950
 
Unabridged edition from St Martins Pr (October 7, 2014)
9781427259950 | details & prices | List price $52.99

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