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Book Title: Hollywood ,hollywood!|
The author of the book: Charles Bukowski
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 658 KB
Edition: Universale Economica Feltrinelli
Date of issue: September 17th 2013
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Read full description of the books:Che cosa succede al più famoso dissacratore del "sogno americano" quando un regista gli anticipa una bella somma per scrivere una sceneggiatura? Bene, dietro consiglio del suo consulente fiscale, Chinaski/Bukowski si compra una Bmw nera ("Le Bmw nere sono le macchine dei duri" dice) e una casa ("Se vi dicono altrimenti non credeteci. La vita comincia a 65 anni" spiega quando ne è in possesso). Una moglie molto più giovane di lui ce l'ha già ("Mandata dagli dei ad allungarmi di dieci anni la vita. Nel bene e nel male"). Sembrerebbe che anche il cantore e cronista degli emarginati e dei disadattati d'America si sia integrato. E che proprio come la maggior parte dei suoi lettori di vent'anni fa sia rientrato - anzi entrato per la prima volta - nel sistema. Ma non è detto.
Read information about the authorHenry Charles Bukowski (born as Heinrich Karl Bukowski) was a German-born American poet, novelist and short story writer. His writing was influenced by the social, cultural and economic ambience of his home city of Los Angeles.It is marked by an emphasis on the ordinary lives of poor Americans, the act of writing, alcohol, relationships with women and the drudgery of work. Bukowski wrote thousands of poems, hundreds of short stories and six novels, eventually publishing over sixty books
Charles Bukowski was the only child of an American soldier and a German mother. At the age of three, he came with his family to the United States and grew up in Los Angeles. He attended Los Angeles City College from 1939 to 1941, then left school and moved to New York City to become a writer. His lack of publishing success at this time caused him to give up writing in 1946 and spurred a ten-year stint of heavy drinking. After he developed a bleeding ulcer, he decided to take up writing again. He worked a wide range of jobs to support his writing, including dishwasher, truck driver and loader, mail carrier, guard, gas station attendant, stock boy, warehouse worker, shipping clerk, post office clerk, parking lot attendant, Red Cross orderly, and elevator operator. He also worked in a dog biscuit factory, a slaughterhouse, a cake and cookie factory, and he hung posters in New York City subways.
Bukowski published his first story when he was twenty-four and began writing poetry at the age of thirty-five. His first book of poetry was published in 1959; he went on to publish more than forty-five books of poetry and prose, including Pulp (1994), Screams from the Balcony (1993), and The Last Night of the Earth Poems (1992).
He died of leukemia in San Pedro on March 9, 1994.
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