Pentimento (book) Summary
Lillian Hellman

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Pentimento Summary

"Pentimento" by Lillian Hellman is collection of the author's recollections of people who impacted her life and who left lasting marks on her memory. Before delving into the past, Hellman explains what she was attempting to accomplish with her book and why she named it "Pentimento." The author describes what the process known as "Pentimento" is. An artist may decide that he does not like a painting he is working on...

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