skip to content
Camus, a romance Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Camus, a romance

Author: Elizabeth Hawes
Publisher: New York : Grove Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Elizabeth Hawes, from the writing of her college honors thesis on Albert Camus, began a forty-year quest to create a portrait of Camus as a man and writer. She chronicles her own experiences as she followed in his footsteps, visiting the places in which he'd lived and worked, and meeting his friends and family. This is the story of Camus, himself, and of the relationship between a reader and a beloved writer.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Albert Camus; Albert Camus; Albert Camus; Albert Camus; Elizabeth Hawes; Albert Camus; Albert Camus; Elizabeth Hawes; Albert Camus; Elizabeth Hawes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Hawes
ISBN: 9780802118899 0802118895 0802144888 9780802144881
OCLC Number: 290433394
Description: 319 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 Young in Algeria 15 --
2 Moving On 25 --
3 To France 51 --
4 Paris 1943 69 --
5 New York 1946 99 --
6 Back to Europe 125 --
7 TB 149 --
8 L'Homme Revolte 163 --
9 Friends 181 --
10 Pursuing Char 199 --
11 The Company of Women 213 --
12 War in Algeria 235 --
13 Fans 259 --
14 Le Premier Homme 271.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Hawes.
More information:

Abstract:

Elizabeth Hawes, from the writing of her college honors thesis on Albert Camus, began a forty-year quest to create a portrait of Camus as a man and writer. She chronicles her own experiences as she followed in his footsteps, visiting the places in which he'd lived and worked, and meeting his friends and family. This is the story of Camus, himself, and of the relationship between a reader and a beloved writer.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"What Hawes does brilliantly is bring to life Camus the human being...a delicately perceptive text."--Wendy Smith, "Los Angeles Times""A beautiful memoir of a life-long obsession...a rich and vivid Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/290433394> # Camus, a romance
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "290433394" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Place/berkeley_calif> ; # Berkeley, Calif.
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1728849> ; # Families
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/822016> ; # Authors, French
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Person/camus_albert> ; # Albert Camus
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Topic/families> ; # Families
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Person/camus_albert_1913_1960> ; # Albert Camus
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Topic/homes> ; # Homes
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Topic/french_authors> ; # French authors
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Topic/authors_algerian_20th_century> ; # Authors, Algerian--20th century
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/53027943> ; # Elizabeth Hawes
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/821762> ; # Authors, Algerian
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Topic/authors_algerian> ; # Authors, Algerian
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Topic/friendship> ; # Friendship
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Topic/authors_french> ; # Authors, French
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Topic/authors_french_20th_century> ; # Authors, French--20th century
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/97000332> ; # Albert Camus
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Person/hawes_elizabeth_1940> ; # Elizabeth Hawes
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/848.91409/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/935174> ; # Friendship
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1353235> ; # Homes
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
    schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2009" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/53027943> ; # Elizabeth Hawes
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:description "Elizabeth Hawes, from the writing of her college honors thesis on Albert Camus, began a forty-year quest to create a portrait of Camus as a man and writer. She chronicles her own experiences as she followed in his footsteps, visiting the places in which he'd lived and worked, and meeting his friends and family. This is the story of Camus, himself, and of the relationship between a reader and a beloved writer."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3857392607> ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Camus, a romance"@en ;
    schema:numberOfPages "319" ;
    schema:productID "290433394" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/290433394#PublicationEvent/new_york_grove_press_berkeley_calif_distributed_by_publishers_group_west_c2009> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Agent/grove_press> ; # Grove Press
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Agent/distributed_by_publishers_group_west> ; # Distributed by Publishers Group West
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780802118899> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780802144881> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB001357> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/290433394> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Agent/distributed_by_publishers_group_west> # Distributed by Publishers Group West
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Distributed by Publishers Group West" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Person/camus_albert> # Albert Camus
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Camus" ;
    schema:givenName "Albert" ;
    schema:name "Albert Camus" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Person/camus_albert_1913_1960> # Albert Camus
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1913" ;
    schema:deathDate "1960" ;
    schema:familyName "Camus" ;
    schema:givenName "Albert" ;
    schema:name "Albert Camus" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Person/hawes_elizabeth_1940> # Elizabeth Hawes
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1940" ;
    schema:familyName "Hawes" ;
    schema:givenName "Elizabeth" ;
    schema:name "Elizabeth Hawes" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Place/berkeley_calif> # Berkeley, Calif.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Berkeley, Calif." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3857392607#Topic/authors_algerian> # Authors, Algerian
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Authors, Algerian"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1353235> # Homes
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Homes"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1728849> # Families
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Families"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/821762> # Authors, Algerian
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Authors, Algerian"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/822016> # Authors, French
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Authors, French"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/935174> # Friendship
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Friendship"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/53027943> # Elizabeth Hawes
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1940" ;
    schema:familyName "Hawes" ;
    schema:givenName "Elizabeth" ;
    schema:name "Elizabeth Hawes" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/97000332> # Albert Camus
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1913" ;
    schema:deathDate "1960" ;
    schema:familyName "Camus" ;
    schema:givenName "Albert" ;
    schema:name "Albert Camus" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780802118899>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0802118895" ;
    schema:isbn "9780802118899" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780802144881>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0802144888" ;
    schema:isbn "9780802144881" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.