The Selected Essays of Gore Vidal by Gore Vidal audiobook

The Selected Essays of Gore Vidal

By Gore Vidal
Edited by Jay Parini
Read by Jeff Cummings

Brilliance Audio 9780385524841
19.91 Hours Unabridged
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Gore Vidal—novelist, playwright, critic, screenwriter, memoirist, indefatigable political commentator, and controversialist—is America’s premier man of letters. No other writer brings more sparkling wit, vast learning, indelible personality, and provocative mirth to the job of writing an essay. This long-needed volume comprises some twenty-four of his best-loved pieces of criticism, political commentary, memoir, portraiture, and, occasionally, unfettered score settling. It will stand as one of the most enjoyable and durable works from the hand and mind of this vastly accomplished and entertaining immortal of American literature.

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Gore Vidal—novelist, playwright, critic, screenwriter, memoirist, indefatigable political commentator, and controversialist—is America’s premier man of letters. No other writer brings more sparkling wit, vast learning, indelible personality, and provocative mirth to the job of writing an essay.

This long-needed volume comprises some twenty-four of his best-loved pieces of criticism, political commentary, memoir, portraiture, and, occasionally, unfettered score settling. It will stand as one of the most enjoyable and durable works from the hand and mind of this vastly accomplished and entertaining immortal of American literature.

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Author Bio: Gore Vidal

Author Bio: Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal (1925–2012) has received the National Book Award, written numerous novels, short stories, plays, and essays. He has been a political activist and as Democratic candidate for Congress from upstate New York, he received the most votes of any Democrat in a half-century.

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Author Bio: Jay Parini (Editor)

Author Bio: Jay Parini (Editor)

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Political Science
Runtime: 19.91
Audience: Adult
Language: English