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Guided Tours of Hell

Novellas

Guided Tours of Hell( )
Author: Prose, Francine
ISBN:978-1-4804-4532-1
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Open Road Integrated Media, Inc.
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

An "irresistibly readable" pair of novellas skewering Americans abroad--by the New York Times-bestselling author and National Book Award finalist(The New York Times Book Review).   "In a style that is bold, witty, richly detailed, and suffused with a wry subtlety," Francine Prose offers penetrating portraits of Americans in Europe who have brought all their baggage--ego, ambition, sexual desire--with them (Elle)....
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Book Details
Pages:324
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Author Biography
Prose, Francine (Author)


Francine Prose was born on April 1, 1947. She graduated from Radcliffe College in 1968. She received the PEN Translation Prize in 1988 and received a Guggenheim fellowship in 1991. Francine Prose novel The Glorious Ones, has been adapted into a musical with the same title by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. It ran at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center in New York City in the fall of 2007. Prose has served as president of PEN American Center, a New York City based literary society of writers, editors, and translators that works to advance literature in 2007 and 2008.

Prose novel, Blue Angel, a satire about sexual harassment on college campuses, was a finalist for the National Book Award. One of her novels, Household Saints, was adapted for a movie by Nancy Savoca. In 2014 her title Lovers at the Chameleon Club - Paris 1932, made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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