None but a blockhead: on being a writer

Front Cover
Viking, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 322 pages
0 Reviews
Complemented by eight new King pieces, this memoir reveals the scrapes, bruises, and adulterated pleasures of the author's varied career as a free-lance writer

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Section 1
Section 2
Section 3

12 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1986)

Native Texan Larry L. King is a novelist, journalist, and playwright. He is the only writer to be a finalist for a unique "Triple Crown" of American letters: a National Book Award, a Broadway Tony, and a television Emmy. The author of fourteen books, King has been a contributing editor at "Harper's," "New Times," "Audience," "Parade," "The Texas Observer," and "Texas Monthly," He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife-lawyer-agent, Barbara S. Blaine.

Bibliographic information