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My Nine Lives

Chapters of a Possible Past

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June 1, 2005 | Paperback | 5.7 x 8.4, 288 pages | ISBN 9781593760694
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In nine vignettes of autobiographical fiction–linked to portray a rich life, filled with searching, from London to Delhi, from Hollywood to New York–Jhabvala creates invented memories that form chapters of a possible past.

About Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

RUTH PRAWER JHABVALA, born in 1927, wrote several novels and short stories, and in collaboration with James Ivory and Ismail Merchant, she won two Oscars for Best Adapted Screenplay (for Howards End and A Room with a View). She won the Booker Prize in 1975 for Heat and Dust. She died in 2013.

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"A writer of genius...a writer of world class...a master storyteller."

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