The John Fante Reader
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John Fante Reader by John Fante
Book DescriptionIt's not every day that a writer, almost unheard of in his lifetime, emerges twenty years after his death as a voice of his generation. But then again, there aren't many writers with such irrepressible genius as John Fante.The John Fante Reader is the important next step in the reintroduction of this influential author to modern audiences. Combining excerpts from his novels and stories, as well as his never-before-published letters, this collection is the perfect primer on the work of a writer -- underappreciated in his time -- who is finally taking his place in the pantheon of twentieth-century American writers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780060959487
Paperback / softback
(231mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: HarperCollins Publishers
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John Fante
Ask the Dust, Paperback (May 2012)
With an introduction by Charles Bukowski
Wait Until Spring, Bandini, Paperback (July 2007)
A tale of a turbulent adolescent trying to break out of the suffocating, prison-like confinements of family, poverty and religion in a small town. This work tells the story of a winter in the childhood of Arturo Bandini, oldest son of Italian immigrants living in Colorado during the Great Depression.
Brotherhood of the Grape, Paperback (March 2005)
Henry Molise, a fifty-year-old successful writer, returns to the family home to help with the latest drama; his elderly parents want to divorce. Henry's tyrannical, bricklaying father, Nick, despite being weakened by age and alcoholism, can still strike fear into the hearts of his sons.
Bandini Quartet, Paperback (June 2004)» View all books by John Fante
Possessing a style of deceptive simplicity, emotional immediacy and tremendous psychological point, among the novels, short stories and screenplays that complete his career, the author's crowning accomplishment is the Arturo Bandini tetralogy.
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