Genet: A Biography

Genet: A Biography

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In this revelatory biography of Jean Genet, we have the first full-scale life of one of the great -- and controversial -- figures of twentieth-century literature. Edmund White shows us the writer in all his permutations: poet, dandy, homosexual, thief; a 'thug of genius', as Simone de Beauvoir called him.

Moving from Genet's illegitimate birth in 1910 to his foster childhood in a farming village in central France, Edmund White explores the early milieu that transformed… (more)

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Book Details  

Publisher: Vintage (September 29, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 800 pages

File size: 5.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography/Autobiography 1993 winner

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