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A Dangerous Profession

A Book about the Writing Life

A Dangerous Profession( )
Author: Busch, Frederick
ISBN:978-0-7679-0398-1
Publication Date:Nov 1999
Publisher:Crown/Archetype
Imprint:Broadway Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.00
Book Description:

Frederick Busch, one of America's most distinguished novelists, has had an enduring love affair with great books and with the difficult, and sometimes personally dangerous, work that is required to produce them. For Busch, as he writes of his own career and those of his great elders, Dickens, Melville, Hemingway, and others, there was to be no other recourse save the dangerous profession. Writing out of an experience of risk that is suffused with affection, Busch brilliantly explores...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Authorship
Literary Criticism / Books & Reading
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.669 Pounds
Author Biography
Busch, Frederick (Author)
Frederick Bush's most recent novel is The Night Inspector, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is Fairchild Professor of Literature at Colgate University.

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