Title: Edgeworks : An Edge in My Voice
Publisher: Donning Company Publishers, Virginia Beach, VirginiaA.
Publication Date: 1985
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: SIGNED by Author on the Title Page
Edition: First Edition, First Printing
In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. Unread. A collection of provocative essays from this giant of fiction who never ceases to amaze. Light bump to tail of spine. Bookseller Inventory # 1002543
Synopsis: At the beginning of the 1980's Harlan Ellison agreed to do a regular column for the LA WEEKLY on the condition that they publish whatever he wrote, without revising it or suggesting rewrites. This collection collects what he wrote under those conditions. He writes in a conversational voice, but he is impassioned, persuasive, abusive and hilarious by turns.
About the Author: Harlan Ellison has been called ?one of the great living American short story writers? by the Washington Post. In a career spanning more than fifty years, he has won more awards than any other living fantasist. Ellison has written or edited seventy-four books; more than seventeen hundred stories, essays, articles, and newspaper columns; two dozen teleplays; and one dozen motion pictures. He has won the Hugo Award eight and a half times (shared once); the Nebula Award three times; the Bram Stoker Award, presented by the Horror Writers Association, five times (including the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1996); the Edgar Allan Poe Award of the Mystery Writers of America twice; the Georges Melies Fantasy Film Award twice; two Audie Awards (for the best in audio recordings); and he was awarded the Silver Pen for Journalism by PEN, the international writers? union. He was presented with the first Living Legend Award by the International Horror Critics at the 1995 World Horror Convention. Ellison is the only author in Hollywood ever to win the Writers Guild of America award for Outstanding Teleplay (solo work) four times, most recently for ?Paladin of the Lost Hour,? his Twilight Zone episode that was Danny Kaye?s final role, in 1987. In 2006, Ellison was awarded the prestigious title of Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Dreams With Sharp Teeth, the documentary chronicling his life and works, was released on DVD in May 2009.
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