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  • adj. Partly fictionalized.


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semi- +‎ fictionalized


  • “A monumental bash on the head” was how Dahl once described his accident in the Western Desert, claiming that it directly led to his becoming a writer.38 This was not just because his first published piece of writing was a semifictionalized account of the crash, but also because he suspected that the brain injuries which he received there had materially altered his personality and inclined him to creative writing.


  • Edmund Morris, who with great literary flair captured the life of Theodore Roosevelt, was given the access to write an authorized biography, but he became flummoxed by the topic; he took an erratic swing by producing Dutch, a semifictionalized ruminative bio-memoir, thus fouling off his precious opportunity.

    American Sketches

  • Set between the mid-50s and the mid-80s, the semifictionalized story centers on a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Mafia recruit (Ray Liotta) - who narrates along with the Jewish woman (Lorraine Bracco) he eventually marries-and the other gangsters in his immediate circle (Joe Pesci,

    Chicago Reader


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