Synopses & Reviews
Entertaining and erudite, James Dickey's letters to such contemporaries as James Merrill, Ezra Pound, Anne Sexton, and William Styron reveal the fierce, complicated intellect of the man John Updike called "the high flyer of American poets." 20 photos.
About the Author
Matthew J. Bruccoli, Dickey's friend and colleague for nearly thirty years, is the Jefferies Professor of English at the University of South Carolina. He and Judith S. Baughman have jointly edited the letters of Vladimir Nabokov and F. Scott Fitzgerald.