Full of Life: A Biography of John Fante
In this biography of John Fante, one of the great lost souls of 20th-century literature, Stephen Cooper untangles the enigma of an authentic American original. By turns savage and poetic, violent and full of love, such novels as Ask the Dust reveal and disguise the author.
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FULL OF LIFE: A Biography of John FanteUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A comprehensive and compassionate biography of novelist-screenwriter Fante (1909-83), whose once-forgotten fiction and largely forgettable screenplays are enjoying a renaissance. With apostolic fervor ... Read full review
Full of life: a biography of John FanteUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
For most readers, the name John Fante primarily evokes fond memories of the 1956 movie version of his novel Full of Life, starring Judy Holliday, for which he also wrote the screenplay. But, as this ... Read full review