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Author Bailey, Blake, 1963-
Title Farther and Wilder : the lost weekends and literary dreams of Charles Jackson / Blake Bailey.
Published New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
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 Floor4  PS3519.A323 Z54 2013    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st American ed.
Description x, 494 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note "This is a Borzoi book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 437-473) and index.
Contents Prologue: The problem child -- Et in Arcadia ego -- Simple Simon -- Some secret sorrow -- Magic Mountain -- A disease of the night -- Sweet river -- The lost weekend -- The MGM lion -- Six Chimney Farm -- Will and error -- The fall of valor -- Intermezzo: Boom in Malaga -- The Outer edges -- What happened -- The outlander -- The boy who ran away -- A rain of snares -- A new addiction -- A place in the country -- Homage to Mother Russia -- A second-hand life -- Sailing out to die -- Epilogue: home for good.
Summary A portrait of the author of the acclaimed "The Lost Weekend" traces the experiences that inspired his famed autobiographical novel, his relationship with his gay brother, his celebrity friendships, and his lifelong struggle with addiction.
Subject Jackson, Charles, 1903-1968.
Authors, American -- Biography.
Alternate Title Farther and Wilder
ISBN 030727358X hardback
9780307273581 hardback
9780307962201 ebook
0307962202 ebook
9780307475527 trade pbk.
0307475522 trade pbk.
OCLC number 796761402