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An Invisible Spectator A Biography of Paul Bowles (Paperback)

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An Invisible Spectator Sawyer-Laucanno, Christopher 1 of 1
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0802136001
ISBN-13: 9780802136008
Sku: 30428160
Publish Date: 4/16/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.25L x 1.75T
Pages:  512
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It was unseasonably warm in New York City on the morning of December 30, 1910. (from the first line)
"Filled with insights into an enigma" ("USA Today"), "An Invisible Spectator" chronicles Paul Bowles's life and work--interwoven with vivid depictions of the writer's intimates, including Truman Capote, Gertrude Stein, Allen Ginsberg, and William Burroughs.
This biography of Paul Bowles (1910-1999) that includes interviews with Bowles and the people who know him. Christopher Sawyer-Laucanno delves deeply into the life of a writer and musician who was perhaps most famous for the expatriate bohemianism of his years in Tangiers with his wife, the writer Jane Bowles. His biographer examines Bowles's life in relation to his books (including his autobiographical writings), his musical compositions and criticism, and his friends, who included Gertrude Stein, Aaron Copland, William Burroughs, Virgil Thompson, Tennessee Williams, and Allen Ginsberg.
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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0512
Product attributePublisher:   Grove Press
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