Selected Essays Of Gore Vidal

June 16, 2009|
Selected Essays Of Gore Vidal by Gore Vidal
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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.
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 memoi...
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Title:Selected Essays Of Gore VidalFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:480 pages, 8 X 5.15 X 1.03 inShipping dimensions:480 pages, 8 X 5.15 X 1.03 inPublished:June 16, 2009Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307388689

ISBN - 13:9780307388681

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