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|Named Person:||David Foster Wallace|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
D T Max
|Description:||x, 356 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||"Call me Dave" --
"The real 'Waller'" --
Into the funhouse --
"Please don't give up on me" --
"Unalone and unstressed" --
"Roars and hisses" --
The Pale King.
"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"--