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Celebration

Celebration( )
Author: Crews, Harry
ISBN:978-0-684-84810-5
Publication Date:Feb 1999
Publisher:Scribner
Imprint:Touchstone
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

Now from the author the Washington Post Book World calls "the dark chronicler of human vanity and folly" comes Celebration. The newest black comedy from Harry Crews is a biting, brilliant commentary set in a Florida rest-home gulag where the over-sixty-five set checks its dignity, self-esteem, and social security numbers at the door. Forever and Forever is the aptly named retreat, populated by a motley crew of forgotten wives and ruined men who are waiting for death...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / War & Military
Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Southern
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.335 x 20.32 x 1.778 cm
Book Weight:0.227 Kilograms
Author Biography
Crews, Harry (Author)
Harry Crews was born in Alma, Georgia on June 7, 1935. He served three years in the Marines then entered the University of Florida on the G.I. Bill. He received a bachelor's degree in literature in 1960, followed by a master's in education. He taught at Broward Community College and wrote copy for Nelson Boswell's radio show Challenge the Response.

His first novel, The Gospel Singer, was published in 1968. His other works include Karate Is a Thing of the Spirit, Car, The Hawk Is Dying, The Gypsy's Curse, A Feast of Snakes, The Knockout Artist, Scar Lover, and Celebration. He also wrote a memoir entitled A Childhood: The Biography of a Place. He died from complications of neuropathy on March 28, 2012 at the age of 76.

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