Matters of fact and of fiction: essays, 1973-1976

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Vintage Books, Feb 12, 1978 - Fiction - 285 pages
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Two parts: essays on non-fiction, like "4 Generations of Adams," which praised John Adams and progeny; and fiction, including essays on Tennessee Williams and the writers like Pynchon, Barth, Barthes ... Read full review


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Gore Vidal is the author of many bestselling novels including Julian, Burr, Myra Breckinridge, and Lincoln. He lives in Italy.

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