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Gut feelings : a writer's truths and minute inventions

Author: Merrill Joan Gerber
Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin : University of Wisconsin Press, [2003] ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Merrill Joan Gerber opens to us her life as a writer. She reveals the truths and inventions of a writer's vision and the use of life as the raw material of art. Her personal essays range widely, from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gerber, Merrill Joan.
Gut feelings.
Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)606927728
Named Person: Merrill Joan Gerber; Merrill Joan Gerber
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Merrill Joan Gerber
ISBN: 0299183505 9780299183509
OCLC Number: 50132238
Description: xv, 204 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The form in the stone : some notes on how I write --
Follow the thread into the labyrinth : a fond recollection of Andrew Lytle --
Wallace Stegner and the Stanford Writing Workshop --
A month in the country at Yaddo --
The lost airman --
The treasures we held --
Getting mother buried --
"Look how she holds his hand" --
My suicides --
The harpsichord on the mountain --
"This is a voice from your past" --
"I don't believe this" --
"Tell me your secret" --
A few words.
Responsibility: Merrill Joan Gerber.

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