Growing: an autobiography of the years 1904 to 1911

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Sep 20, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 264 pages
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Woolf's account of his seven years as a civil servant in Ceylon. "He has a seemingly effortless way with words which is beautiful and spellbinding" (J. M. Edelstein, New Republic). Index; photographs.

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Review: Growing: An Autobiography of the Years 1904 to 1911 (Autobiography of Leonard Woolf #2)

User Review  - Rafe Jenney - Goodreads

Fascinating recounting of a man's life in his early 20s as a largly solitary government agent of the seemingly superbly well organized British empire. Too absorbed in the undergraduate conversations ... Read full review

Review: Growing: An Autobiography of the Years 1904 to 1911 (Autobiography of Leonard Woolf #2)

User Review  - Troy - Goodreads

Woolf is truly one of the greatest men I have ever had the honour to read. An intellectual and humble mind, it is a pleasure to be a part of it. Read full review

Contents

Foreword
9
Jaffna
21
Kandy
132
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Leonard Sidney Woolf (November 25, 1880 - August 14, 1969) was a noted British political theorist, author, publisher, and civil servant, but perhaps now best known as the widower of author Virginia Woolf. Works The Village in the Jungle - 1913 The Wise Virgins - 1914 International Government - 1916 The Future of Constantinople - 1917 Cooperation and the Future of Industry - 1918 Economic Imperialism - 1920 Empire and Commerce in Africa - 1920 Socialism and Co-operation - 1921 Fear and Politics - 1925 Essays on Literature, History, Politics - 1927 Hunting the Highbrow - 1927 Imperialism and Civilization - 1928 After the Deluge (Principia Politica), 3 vols. - 1931, 1939, 1953 Quack! Quack! - 1935 Barbarians At The Gate - 1939 The War for Peace - 1940 A Calendar of Consolation - selected by Leonard Woolf, 1967Autobiographical Works Woolf, Leonard (1960). Sowing: an autobiography of the years, 1880-1904. London: Hogarth Press. OCLC 185524636.nbsp; Published in America as Woolf, Leonard (1960). Sowing: an autobiography of the years, 1880-1904 (1st American ed.). New York: Harcourt, Brace. ISBN 9780156839457. OCLC 1346957.nbsp; Also OCLC 1339821. Woolf, Leonard (1961). Growing: an autobiography of the years 1904-1911 (1st American ed.). New York: Harcourt, Brace & World. OCLC 494500.nbsp; Also OCLC 21246847 (1977), OCLC 67527334 (1967). Woolf, Leonard (1963). Diaries in Ceylon, 1908-1911, and Stories from the East: records of a colonial administrator. London: Hogarth Press. OCLC 30240642.nbsp; Also OCLC 4194108 Woolf, Leonard (1964). Beginning again: an autobiography of the years 1911-1918. London: Hogarth Press. ISBN 9780701202507. OCLC 186031278.nbsp; Published in America as Woolf, Leonard (1964). Beginning again: an autobiography of the years 1911-1918 (1st American ed.). New York: Harcourt, Brace & World. OCLC 264298.nbsp; Woolf, Leonard (1967). Downhill all the way: an autobiography of the years 1919-1939 (1st American ed.). New York: Harcourt, Brace & World. OCLC 1065888.nbsp; Woolf, Leonard (1969). The journey not the arrival matters: an autobiography of the years 1939-1969. London: Hogarth Press. ISBN 9780701203269. OCLC 186031338.nbsp; Published in America as Woolf, Leonard (1969). The journey not the arrival matters: an autobiography of the years 1939-1969 (1st American ed.). New York: Harcourt, Brace & World. OCLC 58615.nbsp;