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Thornton Wilder

A Life

Thornton Wilder( )
Author: Niven, Penelope
Publication Date:Oct 2012
Publisher:HarperCollins Canada, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.99
Book Description:

"Thornton Wilder: A Life brings readers face to face with the extraordinary man who made words come alive around the world, on the stage and on the page." —James Earl Jones, actor

"Comprehensive and wisely fashioned….This book is a splendid and long needed work." —Edward Albee, playwright

Thornton Wilder—three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, creator of such enduring stage works as Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, and beloved novels...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.647 Inches
Book Weight:2.28 Pounds
Author Biography
Niven, Penelope (Author)
Penelope Niven received a bachelor's degree from Greensboro College and a master's degree in English from Wake Forest University. She wrote several books during her lifetime including Carl Sandburg: A Biography, Steichen: A Biography, Thornton Wilder: A Life, and Swimming Lessons. She co-wrote Voices and Silences with James Earl Jones. She won the International Reading Association Prize for Carl Sandburg: Adventures of a Poet in 2003 and the North Carolina Award in Literature. She was the writer-in-residence at Salem College for 12 years. She died on August 29, 2014 at the age of 75.


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