Simone de Beauvoir: A Biography

Deirdre Bair, Author Touchstone Books $43.95 (736p) ISBN 978-0-671-74180-8
De Beauvoir's extraordinary, long relationship with Jean-Paul Sartre is the focus of this portrait, which combines literary biography, intellectual and oral history and feminist theory. PW called pk the work ``impressively researched. . . . Bair adds much to our knowledge of every aspect of de Beauvoir's life,'' commenting also that pk unfortunately she often overburdens readers with detail. (Aug.)
Reviewed on: 08/19/1991
Release date: 08/01/1991
Hardcover - 718 pages - 978-0-671-60681-7
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