Personal History

by Graham, Katharine

Personal History is the autobiography of Katharine Graham. It was published in 1997 and won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography in 1998. The book received widespread critical acclaim for its candour in dealing with her husband's mental illness, and the challenges she faced in a male-dominated working environment.

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On Aug 21, 2007, Hazelwood_Booksellers said:
An incredible autobiography of an amazing woman. The very personal story of a woman born to wealth and privilege, surprisingly naive, who comes to adulthood in a storybook romance and marriage only to see her beloved husband succumb to manic-depression and suicide. It is also a corporate business story within the personal story of her learn-as-you-go career life as she's thrust into the position of the head of her father's Washington Post newspaper, steering it through some of its most tumultuous times; the Vietnam War, Civil Rights, the Pentagon Papers, and Watergate. And it is a Washington insider's power and political story, with an in-depth look at her relationships with the likes of Warren Buffett, George Schulz, Robert McNamara, fifty years of Presidents and their First Ladies ... and more. A leave-nothing-out intricate book so intriguingly written, with such forthright honesty, that it will keep you turning page after page from 1 through 642.

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NY, Knopf, 1997, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover.. This is her autobiography which includes her eventual ownership of The Washing Post and the role it played in what has become known as Watergate, photo illustrated, this copy Inscribed to a noted bookseller by Graham on a bookplate affixed to the title page ("To Charles Levitt,/Best Wishes/Katharine Graham"),… Read more
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. SIGNED. NF/NF. First Edition. 10th printing. Signed by Katharine Graham on a bookplate on the front endpaper. The book is tight and square with solid hinges, good tips, and clean unmarred boards. Spine ends gently pushed and faint abrasion streaks to top fore-edges near the spine. Textblock is clean with no writing, bookplate,… Read more
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Later printing. ix, 642pp. Small amount of writing in pen on bottom of copyright page, near fine in a fine dustwrapper. Pulitzer prize winning memoir by publisher of the Washington Post during its famous Watergate coverage.
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1998
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New York: Vintage Books, 1998. 1st Vintage Book Edition. First? Printing. Trade paperback. Good. ix, [1], 642, [2] pages. Wraps. Illustrations. Iindex. Some cover wear and soiling. Katharine Meyer Graham (June 16, 1917 - July 17, 2001) was an American newspaper publisher. She led her family's newspaper, The Washington Post, from 1963 to 1991. Graham presided over the… Read more
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