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1847677959
Book:The trip to Echo Spring : on writers and drinking / Olivia Laing.:2014 The trip to Echo Spring : on writers and drinking / Olivia Laing.
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Author: Laing, Olivia,
Publication year: 2014
Language: English
Media class: Book
Classification: 810.9005
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781847677952 (pbk.) :
Notes:
Originally published: 2013.
Includes bibliographical references.
Why is it that some of the greatest works of literature have been produced by writers in the grip of alcoholism, an addiction that cost them personal happiness and caused harm to those who loved them? In 'The Trip to Echo Spring', Olivia Laing examines the link between creativity and alcohol through the work and lives of six extraordinary men: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, John Berryman, John Cheever and Raymond Carver.
Additional information: 331 pages : illustrations (black and white), map (black and whit
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Interesting guide to alcoholism of literary figures with some more general discussion
20/05/19
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Media class: Hardback
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Hardback:The trip to Echo Spring : why writers drink:2013
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Year 2013
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
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1509892834
Hardback:Crudo:2018.
Author: Laing, Olivia, author.
Year 2018.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Picador,
Resource type: Physical
140 pages ; 21 cm
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1509892842
Paperback:Crudo:2019.
Author: Laing, Olivia, author.
Year 2019.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: Picador,
Resource type: Physical
140 pages ; 20 cm
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1509899715
Talking book - CD:Crudo:2018.
Author: Laing, Olivia, author, narrator.
Year 2018.
Language: English
Media class: Talking book - CD
Publisher: Bolinda Audio,
Resource type: Physical
3 CDs (3 hr., 40 min.) : digital, stereo
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