The Magic Kingdom

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-- Brimming with Elkin's comic brilliance and singular wordplay, The Magic Kingdom tells the story of Eddy Bale, who, determined to learn from the ghastly experience of his son's long, drawn-out death, decides to raise enough money to take seven terminally ill children to Disney World in order to give them a dream vacation before they die.-- Stanley Elkin, a two-timer winner of the National Book Critics Award and three-time nominee for the National Book Award, is widely considered to be one of the most important writers of the contemporary period. Author of over a dozen novels and short story collections, his works include The Franchiser, George Mills, and Mrs. Ted Bliss.-- First published by Dutton (1985), most recent paperback by Thunder's Mouth (1991).
Ausgew臧lt von: Rick Moody
Autor: Stanley Elkin
Instrumenten Solist: Rick Moody
Stanley Elkin (1930-1995) was an award-winning author of novels, short stories, and essays. Born in the Bronx, Elkin received his BA and PhD from the University of Illinois and in 1960 became a professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis where he taught until his death. His critically acclaimed works include the National Book Critics Circle Award-winners George Mills (1982) and Mrs. Ted Bliss (1995), as well as the National Book Award finalists The Dick Gibson Show (1972), Searches & Seizures (1974), and The MacGuffin (1991). His book of novellas, Van Gogh's Room at Arles, was a finalist for the PEN Faulkner Award.

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Autor: Stanley Elkin
ISBN-13 :: 9781564782595
ISBN: 156478259X
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.09.2000
Gewicht: 386g
Seiten: 317
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 214x139x19 mm
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