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The kindness of strangers : the life of Tennessee Williams

Author: Donald Spoto
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Previously unpublished dramatic material from the diaries, journals, and letters of William's mother is complemented by interviews from the playwright's lovers, friends, and colleagues.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Tennessee Williams; Tennessee Williams; Tennessee Williams; Tennessee Williams
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Spoto
ISBN: 0316807818 9780316807814 9780306808050 0306808056
OCLC Number: 11523671
Description: xix, 409 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: In the shadow of the church (1911-1928) --
Ghosts (1928-1937) --
In transit (1938-1944) --
Family affairs (1944-1947) --
Fidelities (1948-1952) --
The noon-day devil (1953-1957) --
The healing of memories (1958-1962) --
Dangerous elements (1963-1969) --
Endurance (1970-1976) --
The kindness of strangers (1977-1983).
Responsibility: by Donald Spoto.

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"This is the first complete, critical biography of Tennessee Williams (1911--1983), one of America's finest playwrights and the author of (among many important works) The Glass Menagerie, Summer and  Read more...

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