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Author Gilroy, Frank D. (Frank Daniel), 1925-2015.

Title Writing for love and/or money : outtakes from a life on spec : the early years / Frank D. Gilroy.

Imprint Hanover, N.H. : Smith and Kraus, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  B-GILROY, F.    Check Shelf
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 198 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-198).
Summary "At fourteen, a boy in the Bronx, addicted to gambling (craps, horses, ball games, cards), moved by forces unknown to him, writes a one-page story that his aunt, who works on The World Telegram, asks a reporter to assess. The reporter sends it back with the notation: "The boy has narrative ability. Tell him to stay away from journalism." Twenty-six years later the reporter (Ed Wallace) interviews the "boy" when he wins a Pulitzer prize for playwriting. What happened to the "boy" in those intervening years (including World War II, Dartmouth College, Mexico, and Hollywood) is the stuff dreams, and occasional nightmares, are made of."--Jacket.
Subject Gilroy, Frank D. (Frank Daniel), 1925-2015.
Gilroy, Frank D. (Frank Daniel), 1925-2015 (OCoLC)fst00053151
Dramatists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Authors, American. (OCoLC)fst00821764
Dramatists, American. (OCoLC)fst00897556
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
ISBN 9781575255712 (pbk.)
1575255715 (pbk.)
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