A Biography

Book - 2000 | 1st ed.
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Baker & Taylor
Chronicles the life of the Nobel Prize-winning writer, focusing on the period between 1944 and 1976 that saw the creation of such modern classics as "The Adventures of Augie March" and "Humbolt's Gift."

Blackwell North Amer
Saul Bellow's parents fled Russia in 1913 and settled with relatives in Canada, where Saul was born. Bellow's boyhood in Quebec and Chicago, marked by his family's transient existence and struggle for economic survival (his father was a bootlegger for a time), provided inspiration for many of the memorable characters and scenes that animate his fiction. It was in Chicago that Bellow came into his own, discovering his unique voice and encountering many of the women, as well as the writers and intellectuals, who were to populate his novels and his life. Atlas draws upon Bellow's vast correspondence with Ralph Ellison, Delmore Schwartz, John Berryman, Robert Penn Warren, John Cheever, and many other luminaries in this rich and revealing account of one writer's experience of America's twentieth-century intellectual and literary history.

& Taylor

The Nobel Prize-winning writer's life is chronicled here, focusing on the period between 1944 and 1976 that saw the creation of such modern classics as The Adventures of Augie March and Humbolt's Gift. 25,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Random House, c2000.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780394585017
Characteristics: xiv, 686 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.


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