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The Fifties

Wilson, Edmund; edited with an introduction by Leon Edel

ISBN 10: 0374154864 / ISBN 13: 9780374154868
Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, 1986
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Just about fine in fine unclipped dust jacket. Faint smudge on edge. Wilson pursues eclectic subjects in this installment of his diaries, from the Dead Sea scrolls to the Indians of upstate New York to writers including James Branch Cabell, Morley Callaghan, Robert Lowell, Djuna Barnes, Arthur Waley, and Compton Mackenzie. 663 pp. including index. Bookseller Inventory # 3053

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Title: The Fifties

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition

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This is the highly acclaimed fourth volume in the series that began with The Twenties and it is complimented with photographs and journal excerpts of some of the most interesting characters of the decade.

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Edmund Wilson (1895-1972) was a novelist, memoirist, playwright, journalist, poet, and editor but it is as a literary critic that he is most highly regarded.

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