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Henry Miller: The Paris Years.

Miller, Henry) Brassai.

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ISBN 10: 1559702877 / ISBN 13: 9781559702874
Published by Arcade Publishing, New York, 1995
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A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. Miller lived in Paris from 1930 to 1939 and during this period he went from a "middle-aged vagrant" to one of the most renowned and notorious authors who would jolt a generation with two seminal works--Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn. While in Paris he met and became a close friend of Brassai who he quickly sensed was a kindred spirit and thus was born a life-long friendship that Brassai here documents from unpublished letters, recollected conversations and references to Miller's writings. This is Brassai's intimate account of Miller's self-discovery and coming of age as a writer and thinker. Bookseller Inventory # 23258

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Title: Henry Miller: The Paris Years.

Publisher: Arcade Publishing, New York

Publication Date: 1995

Edition: First Printing of the First Edition

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The world-famous photographer and close friend of Henry Miller offers a memoir of the man he knew and the Paris they shared, reflecting on Miller's personality, art, and relationships, and featuring sixteen of Brassai+a5's photographs. 10,000 first printing.

About the Author:

Brassaï (Gyula Halász) was a Hungarian photographer, sculptor, and filmmaker who rose to international fame in France in the twentieth century. One of the numerous Hungarian artists who flourished in Paris during the tumultuous gap between World Wars, he was an intimate friend of Henry Miller. In the early twenty-first century, the discovery of more than 200 letters and hundreds of drawings and other items from 1940–1984 has provided scholars with material for understanding his later life and career. He died in 1984.

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