Liberation: Diaries, Volume Three, 1970-1983 by Christopher IsherwoodLiberation: Diaries, Volume Three, 1970-1983 by Christopher Isherwood

Liberation: Diaries, Volume Three, 1970-1983

byChristopher Isherwood

Paperback | December 3, 2013

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Candid and revealing, the final volume of Christopher Isherwood's diaries brings together his thoughts on life, love, and death. Beginning in the period of his life when he wrote Kathleen and Frank, his first intensely personal book, Liberation: Diaries 1970–1983 intimately and wittily records Isherwood's immersion in the 1970s art scene in Los Angeles, New York, and London—a world peopled by the likes of Robert Rauschenberg, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, and David Hockney, as well as his Broadway writing career, which brought him in touch with John Huston, Merchant and Ivory, John Travolta, John Voight, Elton John, David Bowie, Joan Didion, and Armistead Maupin. With a preface by Edmund White, Liberation is a rich and engaging final memoir by one of the most celebrated writers of his generation.

Christopher Isherwood (1904–1986) was one of the most prominent writers of his generation. He is the author of many works of fiction, includingAll the Conspirators,The Memorial,Mr. Norris Changes Trains, andGoodbye to Berlin, on which the musicalCabaretwas based, as well as works of nonfiction and biography.
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Title:Liberation: Diaries, Volume Three, 1970-1983Format:PaperbackDimensions:928 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.49 inPublished:December 3, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062084763

ISBN - 13:9780062084767

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“But the gold mine of Isherwood work has been the posthumous publication of three huge diaries amounting to almost 3,000 pages. Comprehensively and lovingly edited and annotated by Katherine Bucknell, these volumes give us the most detailed portrait of the writer...”