Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal

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Novelist, culture critic, essayist, historian, comic satirist, image maker, actor, homosexual, bisexual, controversial, confrontational - finding words to describe Gore Vidal is never difficult. And yet, an accurate picture of this multifaceted chameleon has eluded us until now. This book provides a biography of a literary icon.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 58mm | 649g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • Portraits
  • 0747548188
  • 9780747548188
  • 1,073,793

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"Fascinating--. Vidal's life is so full of incident and celebrity, so much at the center of power and glamour, Kaplan's book is a pageant of entertaining stories."--"The Atlanta Journal-Constitution" "Kaplan must be commended...a splendid job."--"San Francisco Chronicle" "An invaluable font of research."--"The Washington Post"show more

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