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Native Realm

A Search for Self-Definition

Czeslaw Milosz, translated by Catherine S. Leach

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In his compelling autobiography, Native Realm, Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz offers a vivid account of his early life in his homeland and elsewhere in Europe, from his childhood days to the early 1950s. As a witness to immense social and political upheaval, Milosz examines the development of his own moral and intellectual history against the backdrop of many of the defining events of the twentieth century. These reflections lead him to question the possibility of finding glimmers of meaning in the mist of chaos while, at the same time, remaining true to oneself.

Native Realm: A Search for Self-Definition traces the inimitable efforts of one of the twentieth century's greatest literary figures to define himself, his work, and the world around him. Elegant and eloquent, this vibrant autobiography stands as one of Milosz's most important work.

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"Powerful . . . Native Realm is a sinewy, joyful book." --Newsweek

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  • Czeslaw Milosz, translated by Catherine S. Leach

  • Czeslaw Milosz received the 1978 Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the 1980 Nobel Prize in Literature. He is the author, most recently, of Road-side Dog and Milosz's ABC's. He lives in Berkeley, California, and Cracow, Poland.
  • Czeslaw Milosz © Jerry Bauer
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Native Realm

A Search for Self-Definition

Czeslaw Milosz, translated by Catherine S. Leach

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