How to Write An Autobiographical Novel

How to Write An Autobiographical Novel

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"From the author of The Queen of the Night, an essay collection exploring how we form our identities in life, in politics, and in art"-- Provided by publisher.
" ... How to Write an Autobiographical Novel is the author's manifesto on the entangling of life, literature, and politics, and how the lessons learned from a life spent reading and writing fiction have changed him. In these essays, he grows from student to teacher, reader to writer, and reckons with his identities as a son, a gay man, a Korean American, an artist, an activist, a lover, and a friend. He examines some of the most formative experiences of his life and the nation's history, including his father's death, the AIDS crisis, 9/11, the jobs that supported his writing--Tarot-reading, bookselling, cater-waiting for William F. Buckley--the writing of his first novel, Edinburgh, and the election of Donald Trump."--Front flip cover.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781328764522
1328764524
Characteristics: 280 pages ; 21 cm

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