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The Selected Essays of Gore Vidal free pdf Gore Vidal--novelist, playwright, critic, screenwriter, memoirist, indefatigable political commentator, and controversialist--is America's premier man of letters. No other living writer brings more sparkling wit, vast learning, indelible personality, and provocative mirth to the job of writing an essay.This long-needed volume comprises some twenty-four of his best-loved pieces of criticism, political commentary, memoir, portraiture, and, occasionally, unfettered score settling. It will stand as one of the most enjoyable and durable works from the hand and mind of this vastly accomplished and entertaining immortal of American literature.

About Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal was born in 1925 at the United States Military Academy at West Point. His first novel, Williwaw, written when he was nineteen years old and serving in the Army, appeared in the spring of 1946. Since then he has written twenty-three novels, five plays, many screenplays, short stories, well over two hundred essays, and a memoir.Jay Parini (born 1948) is an American writer and academic. Among his works of fiction and criticism are The Last Station, John Steinbeck, and Benjamin's Crossing. Parini is Gore Vidal's literary executor and a regular contributor to various journals and newspapers, including "The Chronicle of Higher Education" and "The Guardian" (U.K.). In 1976, he cofounded "New England Review," and he has taught at Middlebury College since 1982. He lives in Vermont.

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Author : Gore Vidal
Publisher : Vintage Books USA
Data Published : 01 June 2009
ISBN : 0307388689
EAN : 9780307388681
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 458 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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