The talented Miss Highsmith : the secret life and serious art of Patricia Highsmith (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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The talented Miss Highsmith : the secret life and serious art of Patricia Highsmith

Author: Joan Schenkar
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's ; Godalming : Melia [distributor], 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Patricia Highsmith, one of the great writers of 20th Century American fiction, had a life as darkly compelling as that of her favorite 'hero-criminal', talented Tom Ripley. This biography paints a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Patricia Highsmith; Patricia Highsmith
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Schenkar
ISBN: 9780312303754 0312303750
OCLC Number: 444388511
Awards: Winner of Lambda Literary Awards (Lesbian Memoir/Biography) 2009
Short-listed for Agatha Awards (Nonfiction) 2009
Short-listed for Anthony Awards (Critical Nonfiction) 2010
Short-listed for Edgar Allan Poe Awards (Critical/Biographical) 2010
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Joan Schenkar.

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"Joan Schenkar is the first writer to grapple with Patricia Highsmith on every level of her being, from her bizarre personal life to her incredibly prolific writing life. It's hard to avoid Read more...

 
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