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Happy Valley - a book by White, Patrick

Happy Valley

Happy Valley( )
Author: White, Patrick
Introduction by: Craven, Peter
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Text Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

The magnificent debut novel of Patrick White, Australia's first Nobel Prize winner.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.95 x 8.04 x 1.25 Inches
Book Weight:1.078 Pounds
Author Biography
White, Patrick (Author)
Patrick White was born on May 28, 1912 in Knightsbridge, London, to Australian parents. He studied modern languages at King's College, Cambridge. During World War II, he served in the Royal Air Force. His first novel, Happy Valley, was published in 1939. His other works include The Tree of Man, Voss, Riders in the Chariot, The Solid Mandala, The Twyborn Affair, and The Hanging Garden. He also wrote several plays including The Season at Sarsaparilla, Night on Bald Mountain, and Signal Driver. They never met with the success his fiction had and have not been produced outside Australia. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1973. He died on September 30, 1990.


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