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Titolo: Very Old Bones
Casa editrice: Viking, New York
Data di pubblicazione: 1996
Condizione libro: New
Condizione sovraccoperta: New
autografato: Signed by Author(s)
Edizione: 1st Edition
Pristine copy in mylar-protected dj. Codice inventario libreria 000210
Riassunto: First appearing in the novel Billy Phelan's Greatest Game, and again in Ironweed--which won the Pulitzer Prize--members of the Phelan clan moveew novel. Three generations of the family are played out in ambitious and brilliant fashion, making for a sparkling literary experience.
L'autore: William Kennedy, author, screenwriter and playwright, was born and raised in Albany, New York. Kennedy brought his native city to literary life in many of his works. The Albany cycle, includes Legs, Billy Phelan's Greatest Game, and the Pulitzer Prize winning Ironweed. The versatile Kennedy wrote the screenplay for Ironweed, the play Grand View, and cowrote the screenplay for the The Cotton Club with Francis Ford Coppola. Kennedy also wrote the nonfiction O Albany! and Riding the Yellow Trolley Car. Some of the other works he is known for include Roscoe and Very Old Bones.
Kennedy is a professor in the English department at the State University of New York at Albany. He is the founding director of the New York State Writers Institute and, in 1993, was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He has received numerous literary awards, including the Literary Lions Award from the New York Public Library, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and a Governor?s Arts Award. Kennedy was also named Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters in France and a member of the board of directors of the New York State Council for the Humanities.
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