Early on in her memoir, Jenny Hobbs writes: “Unlike details you can pin down on a page, memories are elusive and can morph with retelling.”

It’s a truth that memoir and other life writers face when they sit down to write about their lives, but a peculiar alchemy also happens at the page, and the shape of a life emerges...

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