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Life and truth of George R. Stewart : a literary biography of the author of Earth abides

Autor: Donald M Scott
Editorial: Jefferson, N.C. : Mcfarland, ©2012.
Edición/Formato:   Libro-e : Documento : Biografía : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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Best known for his 1949 post-apocalyptic thriller Earth Abides, George R. Stewart (1895-1980) spent a lifetime wandering the American landscape and writing books about its geography and history. An English professor at the University of California at Berkeley, the exceptional scholar-author penned some of the most remarkable literary works of the 20th century, inventing several types of books along the  Leer más
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Género/Forma: Electronic books
Biography
Formato físico adicional: Print version:
Scott, Donald M.
Life and truth of george r. stewart.
Jefferson : Mcfarland, 2012
(OCoLC)761369255
Persona designada: George R Stewart; George R Stewart; George Rippey Stewart
Tipo de material: Biografía, Documento, Recurso en Internet
Tipo de documento Recurso internet, Archivo de computadora
Todos autores / colaboradores: Donald M Scott
ISBN: 9780786490530 0786490535 1283601621 9781283601627
Número OCLC: 811060089
Descripción: 1 online resource (x, 236 pages)
Contenido: Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Prologue: Of Librarians and Libraries; I. Wandering Toward Wisdom; II. A Gift of Ordeals; III. The Man Who Named the Storms; IV. Of Freedom and Friendship; V. Emeritus; VI. Opus Perfeci; Epilogue; Chief Sources; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsabilidad: Donald M. Scott.

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Best known for his 1949 post-apocalyptic thriller Earth Abides, George R. Stewart (1895-1980) spent a lifetime wandering the American landscape and writing books about its geography and history. An English professor at the University of California at Berkeley, the exceptional scholar-author penned some of the most remarkable literary works of the 20th century, inventing several types of books along the way--including the road-geography book, micro-history, place-name history, ecological history, and the ecological novel. By weaving human and natural sciences and history into his books Stewart.

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