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The Wine of Youth: Selected Stories

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This new edition of the legendary Dago Red, first published in 1940, contains seven new stories, including "A Nun No More" and "My Fathers God."

About the Author

John Fante began writing in 1929 and published his first short story in 1932. His first novel, Wait Until Spring, Bandini, was published in 1938 and was the first of his Arturo Bandini series of novels, which also include The Road to Los Angeles and Ask the Dust. A prolific screenwriter, he was stricken with diabetes in 1955. Complications from the disease brought about his blindness in 1978 and, within two years, the amputation of both legs. He continued to write by dictation to his wife, Joyce, and published Dreams from Bunker Hill, the final installment of the Arturo Bandini series, in 1982. He died on May 8, 1983, at the age of seventy-four.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780876855829
Author:
Fante, John
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
by John Fante
Location:
Santa Rosa :
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
no. 143
Publication Date:
20020816
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9.05x5.91x.83 in. .79 lbs.

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