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John Gardner : literary outlaw

Author: Barry Silesky
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life of twentieth-century American author John Gardner, discussing how his work attracted an almost cult following, why he picked public fights with his peers, and how his chaotic personal life was reflected in his work.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Silesky, Barry, 1949-
John Gardner.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2004
(DLC) 2003057891
(OCoLC)52806174
Named Person: John Gardner; John Gardner; John Gardner
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Silesky
ISBN: 9781565127593 1565127595
OCLC Number: 810933909
Notes: "A Shannon Ravenel book."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 358 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1 A Great Roar 7 --
2 Intimations 19 --
3 West of New York 38 --
4 A Whisper Behind 69 --
5 City on the Edge 98 --
6 A Different Farm 118 --
7 Rules 145 --
8 The Epic Conversation 175 --
9 Illinois Tales 194 --
10 Old Bennington 216 --
11 Moral Fiction 233 --
12 A New House 253 --
13 Killing the Dragon 272 --
14 The Oldest Story 297 --
15 The Last Trip 318.
Responsibility: by Barry Silesky.
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Chronicles the life of twentieth-century American author John Gardner, discussing how his work attracted an almost cult following, why he picked public fights with his peers, and how his chaotic personal life was reflected in his work.

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