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The Book of Dolores

The Book of Dolores( )
Author: Vollmann, William T.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:powerHouse Cultural Entertainment, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

William T. Vollmann has set out on what is perceived as impossible for a heterosexual genetic male: to envision himself as a woman. In these photographs, block prints and watercolour drawings, Vollmann portrays his alter ego, Dolores, with whimsicality and sometimes with cruelty. The Book of Dolores brings the genre of self-portraits to a new level of vulnerability and bravery. In the process, it offers virtuoso performances of photographic techniques, including the seductively...
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Detailed Subjects: Photography / General
Photography / Subjects & Themes / Portraits & Selfies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.95 x 11.36 x 0.98 Inches
Book Weight:2.988 Pounds
Author Biography
Vollmann, William T. (Author)
Journalist and novelist William T. Vollmann was born in 1959 and educated at Cornell University.

He worked as a comptuer programmer before becoming a journalist and covering Bosnia, Sarajevo and Afghanistan.

He has written extensively since 1987, when his first book, You Bright and Risen Angels, was published. The Atlas (1996) won the PEN Center USA West Award for the best novel by a writer living west of the Mississippi. His newest work of Non-Fiction is entitled, Imperial.


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