Lives of the Writers

Lives of the Writers

Comedies, Tragedies (and What the Neighbors Thought)

Book - 1994
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Shakespeare wrote with a feather quill and ink; Emily Dickinson wrote with a fountain pen; Isaac Bashevis Singer wrote on a Yiddish typewriter. But what did such writers do when they weren't writing? What did Jane Austen eat for breakfast? What could make Mark Twain throw his shirts out the window? Why would Zora Neale Hurston punch a fellow elevator passenger? Lives of the Writers tells all that and more.
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, c1994.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780152480097
0152480099
Characteristics: 96 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hewitt, Kathryn

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Bugalugs Sep 02, 2014

Engaging biographies of famous writers with little details that will surprise and entertain. I really enjoyed this book as it gave me a deeper appreciation for the books that the famous writers wrote.

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