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The Secrets of Grown-Ups

(1979)
A novel by

 
Vera Caspary, the celebrated author of Laura, tells her own story in this captivating autobiography. With a career that spanned from the 1920s through 1970s, one that produced over twenty novels, in addition to her many credits for film and theater, Caspary centered her life around a passion for writing. From her early experiences at an advertisement agency-where she developed a correspondence school and invented its "famed" instructor-to the struggles of being gray-listed in the McCarthy Era, Caspary constantly found a way to turn her creative needs into viable work. Caspary recalls the rest of a full life, too, including her flirtation with communism, travels across Europe, and a marriage. Caspary's skillful writing makes her incredible depictions of people, and the times in which they lived, jump off the page."

 
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Hardback Editions

June 1981 : USA Hardback
Title: Secrets of Grownups
Author(s): Vera Caspary
ISBN: 0-89340-264-8 / 978-0-89340-264-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: John Curley & Associates
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August 1979 : USA Hardback
Title: The Secrets of Grown-Ups
Author(s): Vera Caspary
ISBN: 0-07-010223-6 / 978-0-07-010223-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
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Paperback Editions

January 2016 : USA Paperback
Title: The Secrets of Grown-Ups
Author(s): Vera Caspary
ISBN: 1-5040-2910-0 / 978-1-5040-2910-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Open Road Distribution
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