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Writers

Crampton, Nancy

ISBN 10: 159372019X / ISBN 13: 9781593720193
Edité par The Quantuck Lane Press, New York, 2005
Etat : Fine Couverture rigide
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Fine in jacket as issued. First edition, first printing. Wonderful photos of over 100 writers like Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, James Salter, Norman Mailer, etc. Forward by Mark Strand. Each of the writers composes a short note on why they became a writer or on writing as a craft. N° de réf. du libraire 1352

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Titre : Writers

Éditeur : The Quantuck Lane Press, New York

Date d'édition : 2005

Reliure : Hardcover

Illustrateur : Photographs By Nancy Crampton

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Fine

Edition : 1st US

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Here are more than a hundred wonderful and sensitive duotone portraits of our major novelists, poets, and playwrights. Paired with the photographs are fascinating texts from each writer on writing—thoughts on the craft, recollections of significant moments from their personal history, meditations on the civic importance of writing, and so forth. Some of these photographs are well known—Bellow, Mailer, Cheever, and Capote—and others have never before been published. Many were taken on location, from Muriel Spark in Tuscany and James Baldwin in Provence to Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City. All are strikingly fresh and authentic. The pithy and idiosyncratic thoughts on writing are a perfect complement to the superb portraits; often words and pictures seem to exist in a magical rapport. For all of us who care about the American literary scene, Nancy Crampton's gift is an intimate look at our literary heroes, our Writers. 104 duotone photographs.

About the Author:

Nancy Crampton lives in New York City and is the official photographer of the Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92nd Street Y, famous for its literary readings. Hundreds of book jackets and magazine articles have featured her photographs.

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