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By James Atlas

ISBN-10: 0375759581

ISBN-13: 9780375759581

ISBN-10: 0394585011

ISBN-13: 9780394585017

With this masterly and unique paintings, Bellow: A Biography, nationwide booklet Award nominee James Atlas offers the 1st definitive account of the Nobel Prize–winning author’s turbulent own lifestyles, because it opened up opposed to the historical past of twentieth-century events—the melancholy, global struggle II, the upheavals of the sixties—and amid all of the complexities of the Jewish-immigrant event in the United States, which generated a colourful new literature.

Drawing upon an enormous physique of unique study, together with Bellow’s large correspondence with Ralph Ellison, Delmore Schwartz, John Berryman, Robert Penn Warren, John Cheever, and lots of different luminaries of the twentieth-century literary neighborhood, Atlas weaves a wealthy and revealing portrait of 1 of the main proficient and enigmatic figures in American highbrow history.

Detailing Bellow’s unstable marriages and various tempestuous relation-ships with ladies, publishers, and buddies, Bellow: A Biography is a powerful chronicle of 1 of the most advantageous writers within the English language, whose prize-winning works contain Herzog, The Adventures of Augie March, and, so much recently, Ravelstein.

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