Selected Letters of John Fante, 1932-1981

Selected Letters of John Fante, 1932-1981

by John Fante
     
 

Fante's captivating letters trace his emergence from poverty to life as a Hollywood screenwriter. Complemented by many photos and interesting appendices, the book is most distinguished by Fante's letters to his mother-letters in which he is just as apt to lie about church attendance as he is to describe, with peculiar candor, skinny-dipping with a girl friend.

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Fante's captivating letters trace his emergence from poverty to life as a Hollywood screenwriter. Complemented by many photos and interesting appendices, the book is most distinguished by Fante's letters to his mother-letters in which he is just as apt to lie about church attendance as he is to describe, with peculiar candor, skinny-dipping with a girl friend.

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ISBN-13:
9780876858325
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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