Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story A Life of David Foster Wallace

ISBN-10: 0147509726

ISBN-13: 9780147509727

Edition: N/A

Authors: D. T. Max
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Description: The acclaimed New York Times–bestselling biography and “emotionally detailed portrait of the artist as a young man” (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times)Since his untimely death by suicide at the age of forty-six in 2008, David Foster Wallace has become more than the representative writer of his literary generation—he has become a symbol of sincerity and honesty in an inauthentic age, a figure whose reputation and reach grow by the day. In this compulsively readable biography, D. T. Max charts Wallace’s tormented, anguished, and often triumphant battle to succeed as a novelist as he fights off depression and addiction to emerge with his masterpiece, Infinite Jest. Written with the cooperation of Wallace family members and friends and with access to hundreds of Wallace’s unpublished letters, manuscripts, and journals, this revelatory biography illuminates the unique connections between Wallace’s life and his fiction in a gripping and deeply moving narrative that will transfix readers.

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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/27/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Preface: Considering the Writer
"Call Me Dave"
"The Real 'Waller'"
"Westward!"
Into the Funhouse
"Please Don't Give Up on Me"
"Unalone and Unstressed"
"Roars and Hisses"
The Pale King
Acknowledgments
Notes
Works by Wallace
Index
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