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Clear Pictures : First Loves, First Guides

Price, Reynolds

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ISBN 10: 0345366751 / ISBN 13: 9780345366757
Verlag: Ballantine Books (a Division of Random House, Inc.), New York, New York, U.S.A., 1990
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Numerous b/w illustrations from photographs. Small tears to top edge of dust jacket, creases on back inside flap of dust jacket. Text is clean, bright and tight throughout. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 110203

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Titel: Clear Pictures : First Loves, First Guides

Verlag: Ballantine Books (a Division of Random House, Inc.), New York, New York, U.S.A.

Erscheinungsdatum: 1990

Einband: paperback

Zustand: As New

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Dust Jacket

Auflage: Second Edition, First Printing.

Art des Buches: Clean Copy

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Reynolds Price, novelist, poet, playwright and essayist, author of the bestseller Kate Vaiden and the recent Roxanna Slade, is one of the most accomplished writers ever to come out of the South. He is an author rooted in its old life and ways; and this is his vivid, powerful memoir of his first twenty-one years growing up in North Carolina. Spanning the years from 1933 to 1954, Price accurately captures the spirit of a community recovering from the Depression, living through World War II and then facing the economic and social changes of the 1950s. In closely linked chapters focusing on individuals, Price describes with compassion and honesty the white and black men and women who shaped his youth. The cast includes his young, devoted parents; a loving aunt; his younger brother Bill; childhood friends and enemies and the teachers who fostered and encouraged his love of writing. Clear Pictures is an autobiography set apart from others by the author's clarity of vision, the power of his characters and the richness of his writing.

About the Author:

Reynolds Price (1933-2011) was born in Macon, North Carolina. Educated at Duke University and, as a Rhodes Scholar, at Merton College, Oxford University, he taught at Duke beginning in 1958 and was the James B. Duke Professor of English at the time of his death. His first short stories, and many later ones, are published in his Collected Stories. A Long and Happy Life was published in 1962 and won the William Faulkner Award for a best first novel. Kate Vaiden was published in 1986 and won the National Book Critics Circle Award. The Good Priest's Son in 2005 was his fourteenth novel. Among his thirty-seven volumes are further collections of fiction, poetry, plays, essays, and translations. Price is a member of both the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and his work has been translated into seventeen languages.

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