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Ticknor

Author: Sheila Heti
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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An ageing bachelor named George Ticknor prepares to visit his childhood friend Prescott, now one of the leading intellectuals of his generation. Ticknor's own life is a pale shadow compared to the brilliant heights reached by Prescott. The novel is distantly inspired by the real-life friendship between William Hickling Prescott and his biographer.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Named Person: George Ticknor; William Hickling Prescott; George Ticknor; William Hickling Prescott; William Hickling Prescott; George Ticknor
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Heti
ISBN: 0374277540 9780374277543
OCLC Number: 65221832
Description: 119 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Sheila Heti.
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An ageing bachelor named George Ticknor prepares to visit his childhood friend Prescott, now one of the leading intellectuals of his generation. Ticknor's own life is a pale shadow compared to the brilliant heights reached by Prescott. The novel is distantly inspired by the real-life friendship between William Hickling Prescott and his biographer.

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