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Arcade or How to Write a Novel Gordon Lish

Arcade or How to Write a Novel

Gordon Lish

Published November 6th 1998
ISBN : 9781568581156
Hardcover
172 pages
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This is Gordon Lish working the ground he works so well, tilling the soil of memory. From childhood he recalls the elusive prizes at the penny arcade, the lonely-looking yellow flowers that lined the sidewalk to Aunt Lilys house, and the appleMoreThis is Gordon Lish working the ground he works so well, tilling the soil of memory. From childhood he recalls the elusive prizes at the penny arcade, the lonely-looking yellow flowers that lined the sidewalk to Aunt Lilys house, and the apple strudel at Laurel in the Pines. As an adult, his concerns arent as simple.This is a litany of Lish history -- told at a frenetic pace and in a style that elucidates the connection between the experience and the description -- a laundry list of disappointments, frustrations, and sorrows, all of which define the man and the writer.