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Banned in America for almost thirty years because of its explicit sexual content, this companion volume to Miller's Tropic of Cancer chronicles his life in 1920s New York City. Famous for its frank portrayal of life in Brooklyn's ethnic neighborhoods and Miller's outrageous sexual exploits, The Tropic of Capricorn is now considered a cornerstone of modern literature.

Synopsis:

Banned in America for almost thirty years because of its explicit sexual content, this companion volume to Millers Tropic of Cancer chronicles his life in 1920s New York City. Famous for its frank portrayal of life in Brooklyns ethnic neighborhoods and Millers outrageous sexual exploits, The Tropic of Capricorn is now considered a cornerstone of modern literature.

About the Author

Henry Valentine Miller was born in 1891 in New York City and spent most of his life in Brooklyn, Paris, and Big Sur, California. His books include Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, the Rosy Crucifixion trilogy (Sexus, Plexus, and Nexus), Black Spring, and Crazy Cock. He died in 1980.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802151827
Author:
Miller, Henry
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Sex customs
Subject:
Brooklyn (new york, n.y.)
Subject:
Brooklyn
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one auth
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Subject:
Bildungsroman.
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Evergreen ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Miller, Henry
Series Volume:
no. 28
Publication Date:
July 1987
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
348
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.25 in 14 oz

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Banned in America for almost thirty years because of its explicit sexual content, this companion volume to Millers Tropic of Cancer chronicles his life in 1920s New York City. Famous for its frank portrayal of life in Brooklyns ethnic neighborhoods and Millers outrageous sexual exploits, The Tropic of Capricorn is now considered a cornerstone of modern literature.

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