Publisher description for Palimpsest : a memoir / Gore Vidal.


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Counter This explosively entertaining memoir abounds in gossip, satire, historical apercus, and trenchant observations. Vidal's compelling narrative weaves back and forth in time, providing a whole view of the author's celebrated life, from his birth in 1925 to today, and features a cast of memorable characters--including the Kennedy family, Marlon Brando, Anais Nin, and Eleanor Roosevelt. of photos.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Vidal, Gore, 1925-Authors, American 20th century Biography