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Ticknor

Ticknor( )
Author: Heti, Sheila
ISBN:978-0-312-42663-7
Publication Date:Mar 2007
Publisher:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

On a cold, rainy night, an aging bachelor named George Ticknor prepares to visit his childhood friend Prescott, a successful man who is now one of the leading intellectual lights of their generation. With a hastily baked pie in his hands, and a lifetime of guilt and insecurity weighing upon his soul, he sets out for the Prescotts' dinner party--a party at which he'd just as soon never arrive. Distantly inspired by the real-life friendship between the great historian William Hickling...
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Book Details
Pages:128
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Historical / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.3 Inches
Book Weight:0.38 Pounds
Author Biography
Heti, Sheila (Author)
Sheila Heti was born in Toronto, Canada in 1976. She studied playwriting at the National Theatre School and philosophy at the University of Toronto.

Heti runs Trampoline Hall, a monthly lecture series, and writes regularly about the visual arts. Her title The Middle Stories was Shortlisted for the 2001 Upper Canada Writer's Craft Award. Heti was voted Best Emerging Writer in NOW magazine's Reader's Poll in 2001. In September 2010, Heti's book How Should a Person Be?, was published by Henry Holt in the United States in July 2012. It was chosen by The New York Times as one of the 100 Best Books of 2012 and by The New Yorker as one of the best books of the year.

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