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ISBN-10: 0671758527

ISBN-13: 9780671758523

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Harry Crews

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Book details

List price: $11.00
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 1/15/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Harry Crews was born in Georgia on June 7, 1935. His childhood was marked by both physical and emotional pain. When he was two years old, he put lye in his mouth, burning his lips and tongue. Later, he was scalded with boiling water. At the age of five, his legs tightened up, pulling his heels to the backs of his thighs; he remained in bed like this for six weeks. In 1953, Crews became the first member of his family to graduate from high school. He served three years in the Marines, then entered the University of Florida on the G.I. Bill. While there, he enrolled in a creative writing class under Andrew Lytle, a distinguished novelist. After graduating, he taught at Broward Community…