Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an American Writer 1943-1954 by Jeffrey Cartwright

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, May 4, 2011 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Edwin Mullhouse, a novelist at 10, is mysteriously dead at 11. As a memorial, Edwin's bestfriend, Jeffrey Cartwright, decides that the life of this great American writer must be told. He follows Edwin's development from his preverbal first noises through his love for comic books to the fulfillment of his literary genius in the remarkable novel, Cartoons.

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User Review  - ek79a - Overstock.com

I wouldnt have picked this on my own and I cant say it was one where my mind was changed after reading it. There was a reason my local used bookstore had so many copies they wouldnt take mine when I tried to sell it to them. Read full review

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User Review  - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing

Jeffrey Cartwright is six months older than Edwin Millhouse so by default they have known each other pretty much all their lives. Jeffrey, with his perfect memory, has taken it upon himself to become ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Steven Millhauser is the author of numerous works of fiction, including Martin Dressler, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1997, and, more recently, We Others: New and Selected Stories, winner of The Story Prize and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. His work has been translated into 15 languages, and his story “Eisenheim the Illusionist” was the basis of the 2006 film The Illusionist. He teaches at Skidmore College and lives in Saratoga Springs, New York.

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