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Every love story is a ghost story : a life of David Foster Wallace

Author: D T Max
Publisher: New York : Viking, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The first biography of the renowned American author David Foster Wallace. Wallace was one of the most innovative and influential authors of the last twenty-five years. A writer whose distinctive style and example had a huge impact on the culture and helped give meaning to his generation in a disorienting, distressing time. In this first in-depth biography, journalist D.T. Max captures Wallace's compelling,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: David Foster Wallace; David Foster Wallace; David Foster Wallace
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D T Max
ISBN: 9780670025923 0670025925
OCLC Number: 779263461
Description: x, 356 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: "Call me Dave" --
"The real 'Waller'" --
"Westward!" --
Into the funhouse --
"Please don't give up on me" --
"Unalone and unstressed" --
"Roars and hisses" --
The Pale King.
Responsibility: D.T. Max.

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"The first biography of the renowned American author David Foster Wallace. Wallace was one of the most innovative and influential authors of the last twenty-five years. A writer whose distinctive style and example had a huge impact on the culture and helped give meaning to his generation in a disorienting, distressing time. In this first in-depth biography, journalist D.T. Max captures Wallace's compelling, turbulent life and times--his genius, his struggle to stay sane and happy in a difficult world, his anxiety and loneliness--as well as why he mattered as a writer and a human being"--

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