Writing Lives Is the Devil: Essays of a Biographer at Work

Writing Lives Is the Devil: Essays of a Biographer at Work

by Gale E. Christianson

Hardcover

$27.50

Overview

Here, Gale E. Christianson, author of the standard biographies of Isaac Newton, Loren Eiseley, and the founders of modern astronomy, writes eloquently of the subject he knows so well in thirteen essays. Ranging in tone from humorous to melancholy, they trace the complex and fascinating process of creating a biography, from the point of selecting a subject to the book's publication and review.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780208023827
Publisher: Shoe String Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/01/1993
Pages: 229
Product dimensions: 5.74(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.92(d)

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