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Farther and Wilder

The Lost Weekends and Literary Dreams of Charles Jackson

Farther and Wilder( )
Author: Bailey, Blake
ISBN:978-0-307-47552-7
Publication Date:Dec 2013
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

Charles Jackson's novel The Lost Weekend--the story of five disastrous days in the life of an alcoholic--was published in 1944 to triumphant success. Although he tried to escape its legacy, Jackson is often remembered only as the author of this thinly veiled autobiography. In Farther & Wilder, the award-winning biographer of Richard Yates and John Cheever goes deeper, exploring Jackson's life--from growing up in the scandal-plagued village of Newark, New York, to...
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Book Details
Pages:528
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.19 x 8.02 x 1.03 Inches
Book Weight:1.08 Pounds



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