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In what is widely hailed as the best of his many novels, Charles Bukowski details the long, lonely years of his own hardscrabble youth in the raw voice of alter ego Henry Chinaski. From a harrowingly cheerless childhood in Germany through acne-riddled high school years and his adolescent discoveries of alcohol, women, and the Los Angeles Public Library's collection of D. H. Lawrence, Ham on Rye offers a crude, brutal, and savagely funny portrait of an outcast's coming-of-age during the desperate days of the Great Depression.

About the Author

Charles Bukowsk is one of America's best-known contemporary writers of poetry and prose, and, many would claim, its most influential and imitated poet. He was born in 1920 in Andernach, Germany, to an American soldier father and a German mother, and brought to the United States at the age of three. He was raised in Los Angeles and lived there for fifty years. He published his first story in 1944 when he was twenty-four and began writing poetry at the age of thirty-five. He died in San Pedro, California, on March 9, 1994, at the age of seventy-three, shortly after completing his last novel, Pulp.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780876855577
Author:
Bukowski, Charles
Publisher:
Ecco
Author:
by Charles Bukowski
Location:
Santa Rosa, CA
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Authors
Subject:
Young men
Subject:
Teenage boys
Subject:
Bildungsroman.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
43
Publication Date:
20020531
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.2 in 18.05 oz

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