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The Resource Raymond Carver : a writer's life, Carol Sklenicka

Raymond Carver : a writer's life, Carol Sklenicka

Label
Raymond Carver : a writer's life
Title
Raymond Carver
Title remainder
a writer's life
Statement of responsibility
Carol Sklenicka
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A profile of the late short-story master analyzes the myths and controversies attributed to his character and covers his struggles with alcohol, the role of a zealous editor in shaping his first collections, and his ability to portray the challenges of ordinary people
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sklenicka, Carol
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3553.A7894
LC item number
Z886 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carver, Raymond
  • Authors, American
Label
Raymond Carver : a writer's life, Carol Sklenicka
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pt. I: Beginnings. Raymond Junior ; Yakima Valley ; Vocation ; Cigarettes, beer, jazz ; Crazy in love ; Furious years ; A story of he and she ; The Athens of the Midwest -- Pt. II: Search. Grinding and sharpening ; Were those actual miles? ; Luck ; Reading Mark Twain in Tel Aviv ; The sixties end ; A friend in New York -- Pt. III: Success and discontent. A story in Esquire ; The illusion of freedom ; Astounding and amazing times ; Drowning ; Will you please be quiet, please? -- Pt. IV: Recovery. Celebrated and homeless ; Sobriety ; Separation ; Beginning, again ; What we talk about when we talk about love ; Fires -- Pt. V: Triumph. Cathedral ; Where water comes together with other water ; Ultramarine ; Where I'm calling from ; A new path to the waterfall -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 578 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743262453
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009027291
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn298777055
  • (OCoLC)298777055
Label
Raymond Carver : a writer's life, Carol Sklenicka
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pt. I: Beginnings. Raymond Junior ; Yakima Valley ; Vocation ; Cigarettes, beer, jazz ; Crazy in love ; Furious years ; A story of he and she ; The Athens of the Midwest -- Pt. II: Search. Grinding and sharpening ; Were those actual miles? ; Luck ; Reading Mark Twain in Tel Aviv ; The sixties end ; A friend in New York -- Pt. III: Success and discontent. A story in Esquire ; The illusion of freedom ; Astounding and amazing times ; Drowning ; Will you please be quiet, please? -- Pt. IV: Recovery. Celebrated and homeless ; Sobriety ; Separation ; Beginning, again ; What we talk about when we talk about love ; Fires -- Pt. V: Triumph. Cathedral ; Where water comes together with other water ; Ultramarine ; Where I'm calling from ; A new path to the waterfall -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 578 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743262453
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009027291
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn298777055
  • (OCoLC)298777055

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