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Conversations with American Writers

Charles Ruas (Editor)

Published by Quartet Books, London, 1984
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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The book is near fine, although there is a tear spot where an apparent price sticker has been removed on the first free endpaper - about the size of a nickle (see scan). Otherwise clean and tight and fine. No previous owner markings, bookplate or name. Stated First Published by Quartet Books Limited, 1984. The dust jacket is near fine as well, with some rubbing to the black background of the back cover. Not price clipped, with £14.95 on flap. No apparent rips, tears, or creases. SIGNED on the pages where their profile begins: Norman Mailer (page 18) and Paul Theroux (page 244). London: Quartet Books, 1984. ABOUT CONVERSATIONS WITH AMERICAN WRITERS Here are 14 conversational interviews with contemporary writers who talk about the nature of their craft, about their strengths and dilemmas, their need to write, and about themselves. Toni Morrison Norman Mailer Robert Stone Susan Sontag Scott Spencer Truman Capote Tennessee Williams E.L. Doctorow Gore Vidal Joseph Heller Paul Theroux William Burroughs Eudora Welty Marguerite Young "A lively seminar, a sensational literary cocktail party .the conversation is irresistible." ---Los Angeles Herald Examiner "Ruas displays the essential qualities of a first-rate interviewer: a thorough knowledge of, an irrepressible curiosity about, a profound sympathy for, and a respectful but unceremonious directness toward the authors and the works at hand." --The New York Times. Bookseller Inventory # 5302

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Title: Conversations with American Writers

Publisher: Quartet Books, London

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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