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Both Flesh and Not

Essays

Both Flesh and Not( )
Author: Wallace, David Foster
ISBN:978-0-85796-078-8
Publication Date:Oct 2012
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:E-Penguin
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:AUD $19.99
Book Description:

Brilliant, dazzling, never-before-collected non-fiction, by the legendary David Foster WallaceBeloved for his wonderfully discerning eye, his verbal elasticity and his uniquely generous imagination, David Foster Wallace was heralded by critics and fans as the voice of a generation. Collected in Both Flesh and Not are fifteen essays published for the first time in book form.From 'Federer Both Flesh and Not', considered by many to be his nonfiction masterpiece; to 'The (As it Were)...
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Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Literary Collections / Essays
Author Biography
Wallace, David Foster (Author)
Writer David Foster Wallace was born in Ithaca, New York on February 21, 1962. He received a B.A. from Amherst College in Massachusetts. He was working on his master's degree in creative writing at the University of Arizona when he published his debut novel The Broom of the System (1987).

Wallace published his second novel Infinite Jest (1996) which introduced a cast of characters that included recovering alcoholics, foreign statesmen, residents of a halfway house, and high-school tennis stars. He spent four years researching and writing this novel. His first collection of short stories was Girl with Curious Hair (1989). He also published a nonfiction work titled Signifying Rappers: Rap and Race in the Urban Present. He committed suicide on September 12, 2008 at the age of 46 after suffering with bouts of depression for 20 years.

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