The Autobiography of William Carlos Williams (New Directions Paperbook)
- Author:William Carlos Williams
- Publisher:New Directions
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- Sales Rank:160,375
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1
- Dimensions (in):7.9 x 5.1 x 1.2
- Publication Date:January 17, 1967
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The Autobiography is an unpretentious book; it reads much as Williams talked—spontaneously and often with a special kind of salty humor. But it is a very human story, glowing with warmth and sensitivity. It brings us close to a rare man and lets us share his affectionate concern for the people to whom he ministered, body and soul, through a long rich life as physician and writer.
William Carlos Williams’s medical practice and his literary career formed an undivided life. For forty years he was a busy doctor in the town of Rutherford, New Jersey, and yet he was able to write more than thirty books. One of the finest chapters in the Autobiography
tells how each of his two roles stimulated and supported the other.
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