Palimpsest: A Memoir (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author


Gore Vidal is the author of many bestselling novels including Julian, Burr, Myra Breckinridge, and Lincoln. He lives in Italy.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780140260892
ISBN-10: 0140260897
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: September 1996
Pages: 448
Language: English