Abroad: An Expatriate's Diaries 1950-1959

Abroad An Expatriate s Diaries Literary Nonfiction Memoir Hers is the most authentic voice I ve heard from the expat fifties She brings to life a seminal decade in literary and sexual history one that she and her fellow expats co

  • Title: Abroad: An Expatriate's Diaries 1950-1959
  • Author: Harriet Sohmers Zwerling
  • ISBN: 9780923389468
  • Page: 331
  • Format: Paperback
  • Literary Nonfiction Memoir Hers is the most authentic voice I ve heard from the expat fifties She brings to life a seminal decade in literary and sexual history, one that she and her fellow expats, coming home, passed on to the next generation of Americans who thought that they had invented the Sexual Revolution This is an essential book And a damn good story as wellLiterary Nonfiction Memoir Hers is the most authentic voice I ve heard from the expat fifties She brings to life a seminal decade in literary and sexual history, one that she and her fellow expats, coming home, passed on to the next generation of Americans who thought that they had invented the Sexual Revolution This is an essential book And a damn good story as well Edward Field A well observed account of the texture of life for those resistant spirits who actively held out against the cultural norms of 1950 s America To read ABROAD is to take a wander down the pleasure path of a sadly bygone era Moe Angelos ABROAD is a beautifully felt and rendered story of a fascinating woman in a fascinating time Harriet Zwerling s account of her life in Paris in the fifties is entertaining and important Don t miss this wonderful book Mary Dearborn Abroad, and how We see in this diary a beautiful, brave young woman escape Cold War America s stifling paranoias to conduct her own intimate search for the truth of desire Bravely, she questions pleasure itself Where is it most to be found In encounters with men or with women What are its costs How does it challenge emotional, mental, and physical well being A reader marvels at the vitality with which Harriet Sohmers Zwerling meets those challenges, the honesty with which she records her experience, and the generosity with which she offers the record to us today Sarah White

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    1. Indulgent, yearning but mostly theatrical, Zwerling's journals are a great portrait of 1950s Europe and New York through the eyes of a twentysomething woman. Passages cover the author's time as a translator, art model, and writer for the International Herald Review in Paris (later serving as the inspiration for Jean Seberg's character in "Breathless.") If you're not one for frank sexual adventures and references to D.H. Lawrence's naughtiest bits, this book might not be your cup of tea. Irene Fo [...]

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