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How is an autobiography, such as A White House Diary, different from a biography?

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    autobiography ... story of the author's life

    biography ... story of someone else's life, not the author's

    auto = "self"

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    When you write the story of your own life, you write an autobiography; but when you write the story of someone else's life, it's just a plain old biography.

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