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Seeds of Fiction: Graham Greene's Adventures in Haiti and Central Amercia, 1954-1983

Seeds of Fiction: Graham Greene's Adventures in Haiti and Central Amercia, 1954-1983 (Hardback)

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*This major new biography finally and fully illuminates a pivotal episode in Greene's life and career in the kind of detail that will sate any fans of Graham Greene's work, but also provides a fascinating glimpse into a writer's life, making it an essential purchase for fans of literary biography. Including extensive new archive material on Greene and exclusive, never-before-seen photographs of Greene on his travels, this books tells the story of how a series of extraordinary and often hair-raising journeys gave one of the greatest novelists of the 20th century new inspiration in his writing.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: literaryEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 - Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers Publication Date: 01/09/2012 ISBN-13: 9780720614886  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Bernard Diederich is a journalist, originally from New Zealand, who launched the English-language weekly newspaper the "Haiti Sun" in 1950, and subsequently became the resident correspondent for the Associated Press, the "New York Times," the Time-Life News Service, and London's "Daily Telegraph." In 1963, as a result of his courageous reporting, Diederich was arrested by Papa Doc's Tontons-Makouts, imprisoned, and ultimately expelled from the country. In exile in the Dominican Republic, he was staff foreign correspondent for the Time-Life News service. Richard Greene is an associate professor at the University of Toronto and the editor of "Graham Greene: A Life in Letters." He lives in Cobourg, Ontario. Pico Iyer is an essayist and novelist whose books include" The Man Within My Head" and" The Open Road." He writes for such publications as "Harper's," "New York Review of Books," and "Time."

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