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Writing the Past - Best in Memoirs


Mary Karr author of "The Liar's Club" and Amy Tan author of "The Joy Luck Club," come together to discuss memoir writing. Assistive listening devices available.


Panelists
Mary Karr

Mary Karr is an award-winning poet and best-selling memoirist. She is the author of the critically-acclaimed and New York Times best-selling memoirs "The Liars' Club," "Cherry" and "Lit". Her most recent work, "The Art of Memoir," lays bare Karr's own process....

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Amy Tan

Born in the U.S. to immigrant parents from China, Amy Tan grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area in a succession of 12 homes by the time she graduated from high school. At age 15, she lost her older brother and father to brain tumors....

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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

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Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
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William & Mary Ross Foundation
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