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By Glenway Wescott,Jerry Rosco

Charm, wit, compassion, knowledge, literature, nature, intercourse, humor, politics, sorrow, love: those subject matters fill the past due magazine pages of enigmatic American author Glenway Wescott. From humble beginnings on a bad Wisconsin farm, Wescott went directly to research on the collage of Chicago, narrowly live to tell the tale the Spanish flu pandemic, and at last grow to be an influential poet and novelist. a massive determine within the American literary expatriate group in Paris throughout the Twenties and a widespread American novelist within the years best as much as global struggle II, he spent a decade dwelling in a foreign country prior to moving completely to manhattan and New Jersey along with his accomplice, Museum of recent artwork guides director and curator Monroe Wheeler.

            jointly they combined with such highbrow and artistic greats as Jean Cocteau, Colette, George Platt Lynes, Paul Cadmus, Somerset Maugham, Christopher Isherwood, Marianne Moore, W. H. Auden, Truman Capote, Joseph Campbell, and rankings of different luminaries. through the moment half his lifestyles, Wescott wrote nonfiction essays and labored for the Academy Institute of Arts and Letters, the entire whereas maintaining journals within which he recorded the reports that fostered his love of existence, literature, the humanities, and humanity. A Heaven of Words seems again on Wescott's complete attention-grabbing existence and divulges the riveting narrative of his final decades.

Winner, homosexual Memoir/Biography, Lambda Literary Awards

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