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us: Bourjaily, Vance, 1922-2010


  • [Author and professor Vance Bourjaily published his first work "The End of My Life" in 1947 to critical acclaim. From 1957 to 1980 he taught writing at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop.]

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    • found: The end of my life. 1947.
    • found: The unnatural enemy, 1984, c1963: CIP t.p. (Vance Bourjaily)
    • found: Who's who in U.S. writers, editors & poets, c1987: p. 54 (Bourjaily, Vance; b. 9/17/22 in Cleveland, OH; writer, newspaperman, TV dramatist, playwright, lecturer)
    • found: New York times WWW site, Sept. 3, 2010 (Vance Bourjaily; b. Vance Nye Bourjaily, Sept. 17, 1922, Cleveland; d. Tuesday [Aug. 31, 2010], Greenbrae, Calif., aged 87; novelist whose literary career, like those of Norman Mailer and James Jones, emerged out of World War II and whose ambitious novels explored American themes for decades afterward ... Mr. Bourjaily lived for a time in San Francisco, where he was a feature writer for The San Francisco Chronicle, and then moved to New York, site of the memorable parties. He wrote reviews of Broadway shows for a new publication, The Village Voice. He left the city for Iowa and the writers' workshop in 1957.)
    • found: LC database, Sept. 3, 2010 (hdg.: Bourjaily, Vance Nye; usage: Vance Bourjaily)
    • found: New Orleans times picayne WWW site, Sept. 2, 2010: (Mr. Bourjaily moved to the University of Arizona in 1980 and to Louisiana five years later.)
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    • PS3503.O77
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    • [Author and professor Vance Bourjaily published his first work "The End of My Life" in 1947 to critical acclaim. From 1957 to 1980 he taught writing at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop.]
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