This biography of Genet explores the perverse extremes of his life and writing, and separates the fact from the mythology which was fostered by Genet himself. Edmund White has interviewed lovers, friends, publishers and acquaintances, and has drawn from material, from letters (a number published here for the first time) and other original sources.
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This biography is elegant meticulous and wholly satisfying -- Sunday TelegraphAbout the Author:
Edmund White was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1940. He teaches at Princeton University. He is an officer of the Ordre des Arts et Lettres.
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Book Description Vintage Classics, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. new ed edition. 864 pages. 7.80x5.08x1.69 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0099450070
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