Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 September 2007

400 Pages | 32 b/w plates

ISBN: 9780199270095

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Bernard Malamud

A Writer's Life

Philip Davis

  • First full-scale biography of Bernard Malamud, one of the greatest novelists in post-war America
  • Draws on exclusive interviews with Malamud's family, friends, and colleagues as well as personal documents and unpublished material
  • Combines biographical narrative with careful readings of the works
  • A powerful emotional story of a self-made man: shows the relationship between writing and living

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