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a narrative of experiences undergone by the writer

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an account of the author's personal experiences

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an essay on a scientific or scholarly topic

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Cielo had told me she was writing her memoir when she came on her yearly balikbayan trip last year, and wished for my husband to edit it.
Markus Dohle, CEO of Penguin Random House, also opened up about Obama's book and said that it will be different from the usual first-lady memoirs that have been written in the past.
The memoir also tells of Dylan's love for his mother and father, who he would visit every day, Dr Hughes wrote, before going for a couple of pints of bitter in Brown's Hotel in Laugharne.
Known as "Pittsburgh's Mark Twain," Jay Speyerer is one of the Pittsburgh region's most popular memoir writing coaches.
The Art of Memoir is useful, for sure, but unlike many books on the craft of writing (or on the craft of anything), it's also a pleasure to read.
Gill Parkes, principal archivist at Durham County Record Office, said: "It's taken a lot of work to transcribe George's memoirs but it's such a worthwhile task.
This section of the memoir sketches Dembowski's extensive family history, but one difficulty is the desire to tell all their stories, which crowds the narrative with excessive details: grandparents, aunts, cousins, siblings, and neighbors come and go with alarming rapidity.
The shortlist is an eclectic bunch andincludes a graphic novel, essay collection, two histories, two memoirs, and a novel:
one of the most significant precursors of the Memoir Club" (27).
Like most books by political candidates, Davis' memoir is also likely to serve as a promotion of the issues Davis has been highlighting on the campaign trail, including gender pay equity and payday lending reforms.
In her memoir, Leila Bin Ali has blamed her husband's chief of presidential security Ali Seriati, currently in jail, of being behind a 'plot' that led to the uprising, which sparked the Arab Spring revolts, the report added.
Karak, July 3 (Petra) - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday sent a letter to the publishers of the memoir of the late Odeh Qussous praising their work to highlight the career of one of Jordan's prominent historians and men of letters who documented Jordan's history.
Of all the millions of words I have written as a journalist for newspapers, magazines, websites and radio in the past three decades, the memoir about my marriage to a cyclically violent attorney and the difficulty of raising three sons in the aftermath of domestic violence is what I am most proud of personally and professionally.
VS Naipaul, in his own memoir about reading and writing, hailed large parts of it as flawless.
In her most recent book, Fearless Confessions: A Writer's Guide to Memoir, Sue William Silverman shifts her focus from crafting memoir to instructing other authors on writing memoir.