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Literary Life: A Second Memoir (Advance Uncorreted Reader's Proof from Simon & Schuster)

McMurtry, Larry

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ISBN 10: 1439159939 / ISBN 13: 9781439159934
Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 2009
Condition: Very good(+) Soft cover
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Octavo in yellow wrappers; 175 pages ; 25 cm.; lightly worn and soiled wrappers; publicity manager's contact label on front cover; light soil to the foreedge of a few leaves; o/w binding is tight; pages are clean, crisp, bright and free of marks and creases; binding is tight. In English. || Abstract: McMurtry has delighted generations with his witty and elegant prose. In "Literary Life", the sequel to "Books", McMurtry expounds on life on the private side: the trials and triumphs of being a writer. Very good(+) copy. Bookseller Inventory # 86543

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Title: Literary Life: A Second Memoir (Advance ...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very good(+)

Edition: first edition.

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Synopsis:

· A critically acclaimed memoirist: McMurtry’s nonfiction works, including his most recent memoir, Books , have received rave reviews from readers and critics alike. In this follow-up to Books , McMurtry explores the trials and triumphs of being a writer. .

· Writing from the other side of the fence: Recounting moments from his earliest inkling of a future career to his tenure as a Wallace Stegner fellow at Stamford to his success as a published author, Literary Life will be cherished by McMurtry fans and aspiring writers alike. Including literary anecdotes and gossip, and packed with memorable observations about writing, writers, and the author himself, the book will provide rare insight into the mind of a brilliant, intensely private writer. .

About the Author:

Larry McMurtry is the author of twenty-nine novels, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Lonesome Dove, three memoirs, two collections of essays, and more than thirty screenplays. He lives in Archer City, Texas.

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