Autobiography is the English noun for a book that acts as an account of a person's life and the literal work is done by that person. This is unlike a biography which is an account of a person's life written by another person.
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[aw-tuh-bahy-og-ruh-fee, -bee-, aw-toh-]
NOUN [PLURAL AU·TO·BI·OG·RA·PHIES.]
a history of a person's life written or told by that person.
The word autobiography refers to the biography of a person usually written by that person. This is usually an account of the person's life, series and events which have been recorded or written by him or her.
The Autobiography of Malcolm X was published in 1965, the result of a collaboration between human rights activist Malcolm X and journalist Alex Haley. Haley coauthored the autobiography based on a series of in-depth interviews he conducted between 1963 and Malcolm X's 1965 assassination. The Autobiography is a spiritual conversion narrative...