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Vanishing Point

A Novel

Vanishing Point( )
Author: Markson, David
ISBN:978-1-59376-010-6
Publication Date:Jan 2004
Publisher:Counterpoint Press
Imprint:Counterpoint
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.95
Book Description:

In the literary world, there is little that can match the excitement of opening a new book by David Markson. From Wittgenstein's Mistress to Reader's Block to Springer's Progress to This Is Not a Novel, he has delighted and amazed readers for decades. And now comes his latest masterwork, Vanishing Point, wherein an elderly writer (identified only as "Author") sets out to transform shoeboxes crammed with notecards into a novel -- and in so doing will dazzle us with an astonishing...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.62 Inches
Book Weight:0.594 Pounds
Author Biography
Markson, David (Author)
David Markson was born in Albany, New York on December 20, 1927. He received an undergraduate degree from Union College and a master's degree from Columbia University. Besides being a writer, he also worked as a journalist, book editor, and periodically as a college professor at Columbia University, Long Island University, and The New School. His works include Epitaph for a Tramp; Epitaph for a Dead Beat; This Is Not a Novel; Springer's Progress; Wittgenstein's Mistress; and The Last Novel. His novel, The Ballad of Dingus Magee, was made into a film starring Frank Sinatra entitled Dirty Dingus Magee. He was found dead on June 4, 2010 at the age of 82.

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