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Shoot the Widow

Adventures of a Biographer in Search of Her Subject

by Meryle Secrest

  • 377 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Knopf .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Literary,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Literary,
  • Women,
  • Bath (England),
  • Biographers,
  • Biography,
  • United States,
  • Women biographers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9426577M
    ISBN 100307264831
    ISBN 109780307264831

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The first rule of biography, wrote Justin Kaplan: “Shoot the widow.” In her new book, Meryle Secrest, acclaimed biographer (“Knowing, sympathetic and entertainingly droll”—The New York Times), writes about her comic triumphs and misadventures as a biographer in search of her nine celebrated subjects, about how the hunt for a “life” is like working one’s way through a maze, full of fall Cited by: 1.

The first rule of biography, wrote Justin Kaplan: Shoot the widow. In her new book, Meryle Secrest, acclaimed biographer (Knowing, sympathetic and entertainingly drollThe New York Times), writes about her comic triumphs and misadventures as a biographer in search of her nine celebrated subjects, about how the hunt for a life is like working ones way through a maze, full of/5.

The first rule of biography, wrote Justin Kaplan: “Shoot the widow.” In her new book, Meryle Secrest, acclaimed biographer (“Knowing, sympathetic and entertainingly droll”—The New York Times), writes about her comic triumphs and misadventures as a biographer in search of her nine celebrated subjects, about how the hunt for a “life” is like working one’s way through a maze, full of fall starts, dead ends, /5(5).

The first rule of biography, wrote Justin Kaplan: “Shoot the widow.” In her new book, Meryle Secrest, acclaimed biographer (“Knowing, sympathetic and entertainingly droll”—The New York Times), writes about her comic triumphs and misadventures as a biographer in search of her nine celebrated subjects, about how the hunt for a “life” is like working one’s way through a maze, full of fall starts, Shoot the Widow book ends.

The first rule of biography, wrote Justin Kaplan: “Shoot the widow.” In her new book, Meryle Secrest, acclaimed biographer (“Knowing, sympathetic and entertainingly droll”—The New York Times), writes about her comic triumphs and misadventures as a biographer in search of her nine celebrated subjects, about how the hunt for a “life” is like working one’s way through a maze, full of fall starts, dead ends, Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

J • In Shoot the Widow: Adventures of a Biographer in Search of Her Subject, author Meryle Secrest talks about the challenges of writing a. Shoot the Widow: Adventures of a Biographer in Search of Her Subject Meryle Secrest.

It's a debut book for Fiona Barton. Interesting that she chose to focus on the wife (and then widow) of the accused child kidnapper and perhaps killer. The point of view flipped between the widow, the cop, the journalist, the mother of the missing girl, and the widow's husband/5.

With Kate Beckinsale, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Charles Dance, Matthew Le Nevez. A woman's search to uncover the mysterious disappearance of her husband leads her to the Congo, where she's forced to seek the truth about what happened to the man she loved/10(7K). Maybe Secrest’s title should have been: “Obtain the Widow’s Papers, Then Shoot the Widow.” A career biographer, Secrest has nine biographies under her belt, among them Leonard Bernstein.

Her new book is called "Shoot the Widow: Adventures of a Biographer in Search of Her Subject." Along the way, Secrest has learned a lot of lessons, sometimes the hard way.

There’s one decision every book designer has to make on most every book of prose they work on: squared-off pages versus no widow or orphan lines. Okay, you need to know what “squared-off pages” and “widows” and “orphans” mean when talking about book pages, so let’s look at those first.

The first rule of biography, wrote Justin Kaplan: "Shoot the widow." In her new book, Meryle Secrest, acclaimed biographer ("Knowing, sympathetic and entertainingly droll"—The New York Times), writes about her comic triumphs and misadventures as a biographer in search of her nine celebrated subjects, about how the hunt for a "life" is like working one's way through a maze, full of fall starts, dead ends.

Shoot the Widow | The first rule of biography, wrote Justin Kaplan: “Shoot the widow.”In her new book, Meryle Secrest, acclaimed biographer (“Knowing, sympathetic and entertainingly droll”—The New York Times), writes about her comic triumphs and misadventures as a biographer in search of her nine celebrated subjects, about how the hunt for a “life” is like working one’s way through a maze, full of fall.

"The Widow" arrives from England recommended as "twisty psychological suspense" and "an electrifying debut thriller." It's not either of these. It's more like a jigsaw puzzle.

From the get-go you. Amish School Shooter's Widow, Marie Monville, Speaks Out In the years since the shooting, Monville has spent time with counselors, trying to understand how the shooting. Shoot the widow: adventures of a biographer in search of her subject. [Meryle Secrest] -- A biographer offers a entertaining and insightful study of the art and craft of writing biography, detailing her triumphs and missteps, adventures and misadventures as she researched nine famous.

The Shootist is a American Western film directed by Don Siegel and based on Glendon Swarthout's novel of the same name. It is notable as John Wayne's final film role. The screenplay was written by Miles Hood Swarthout (the son of the author) and Scott Hale. The supporting cast includes Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, James Stewart, Richard Boone, Hugh O'Brian, Harry Morgan, John Carradine Music by: Elmer Bernstein.

The Widow is a British television drama series created and written by Harry and Jack Williams, airing on both British ITV and American streaming service Prime Video, with Prime also carrying the series stars Kate Beckinsale as a woman who believes that her husband was killed in a plane crash three years earlier, but then discovers that he is still alive in the al network: ITV (UK), Prime Video (US and.

Biographer Meryle Secrest talked about her memoir, Shoot the Widow, published by Knopf. In her memoir Ms. Secrest detailed her approach in writing a biography as well as her life history and.

Shoot the Widow: Adventures of a Biographer in Search of her Subject By Meryle Secrest Alfred A. Knopf $, pages. The biographer Justin Kaplan once observed: “The first rule of biography. All Books eBooks Audio Books DVDs Toys & Games LEGO Pop Vinyls. Search by title, author or ISBN. Shoot the Widow Meryle Secrest eBook published by Knopf.

Add an alert Add to a list. Add a alert. Enter prices below and click 'Add'. You will receive an alert when the book is available for less than the new or used price you ed on: J   Her new book, "Shoot the Widow" (Knopf, pages, $), chronicles her mood swings, false starts, and — above all — delusions that her subjects can be easily snared.

Sometimes it begins well. For her biography of Sir Kenneth Clark, the august art historian, Ms. Secrest initially had her subject's cooperation.