Each of the 30 volumes in this series presents about 20 autobiographical essays written exclusively for the series, allowing your patrons to approach each author's life from a unique, highly personal vantage point. Varying in style and length (minimum 10,000 words) and international in scope, authors' essays are brimming with reflections and insights.
A unique resource for studies on the memoir, each essay is illustrated with photographs supplied by the author and followed with a complete bibliographic listing of works. Every volume also provides a cumulative subject index to the more than 450 entrants in the series. Featured authors include:
(Note: this series has been discontinued, however new autobiographical essays will appear periodically in the Contemporary Authors series.)
"Remains a vehicle for autobiographical essays by contemporary authors in all genres from around the world."
-- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999
Price: US $308.00