Learning to Fly: A Writer's Memoir

Learning to Fly: A Writer's Memoir

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393057324
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 08/20/2007
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Mary Lee Settle won the National Book Award for her novel Blood Ties and was the founder of the PEN/Faulkner Prize. She died in 2005.

Table of Contents


Introduction     1
Prelude to the Summer of 1938     7
From Barter to Manhattan     12
The Last Grand Summer     29
Waiting     41
Toronto     53
Prewar in the United States, 1941-1942     67
Thirteen Months in the WAAF     76
London, 1944     93
Leaving     122
The Turning Year     134
The Apprenticeship     145
Another Country     151
Mr. Eliot     165
Coronation     173
Nine Years     176
Maugham     178
My Paris     192
Epilogue     203
Glimpse of Tom     211
Acknowledgments     225
Photograph Credits     226

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