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The Farewell Symphony by  Edmund White - Paperback - 1998 - from KingChamp Books and

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The Farewell Symphony

by White, Edmund

Condition: Very Good

Vintage Int'l, 1998. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 413 pp. Slight wear with light thumbing. Quarter-inch tear on front cover. Else close to new, no markings. Spine uncreased. Part 3 of White's elegy for the liberated gay American generation of the 1960s thru the 1990s. Cover blurb: "Here is a work of Proustian richness, sadness and wisdom." Size: 8vo - 8 in Tall.

Edmund White was born in Cincinnati in 1940. He has taught literature and creative writing at Yale, Johns Hopkins, New York University and Columbia, was a full professor of English at Brown and served as executive director of the New York Institute for the Humanities. In 1983 he received a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Award for Literature from the National Academy of Arts and Letters. In 1993 he was made a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres. For his last book, Genet: A Biography (1993), he was awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Lambda Literary Award. His other books include Forgetting Elena, Nocturnes for the King of Naples, States of Desire: Travels in Gay America, A Boy's Own Story, Caracole and The Beautiful Room Is Empty. He lives in Paris. From the Hardcover edition.


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