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Edmund White
Edmund White

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Edmund White lives in New York City.

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Daniel Deronda

Written by George Eliot
Introduction by Edmund White


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 9, 2002
Price: $11.00

George Eliot’s final novel and her most ambitious work, Daniel Deronda contrasts the moral laxity of the British aristocracy with the dedicated fervor of Jewish nationalists. Crushed by a loveless marriage to the cruel and arrogant Grandcourt, Gwendolen Harleth seeks salvation in the deeply spiritual and altruistic Daniel Deronda. But Deronda... Read more >
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Daniel Deronda

Written by George Eliot
Introduction by Edmund White


Format: eBook, 832 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $2.99

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The Beautiful Room Is Empty
A Novel
Written by Edmund White


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 8, 2010
Price: $11.99

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The Beautiful Room Is Empty
A Novel
Written by Edmund White


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 4, 1994
Price: $15.95

Winner of the Lambda Literary Award

When the narrator of White's poised yet scalding autobiographical novel first embarks on his sexual odyssey, it is the 1950s, and America is "a big gray country of families on drowsy holiday." That country has no room for a scholarly teenager with guilty, but insatiable stirrings... Read more >
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The Burning Library
Essays
Written by Edmund White


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 31, 1995
Price: $17.95

The Burning Library is a collection of White's most enduring essays through the past 25 years.  He begins with "The Gay Philosopher," a powerful statement on the centrality of friendship in gay life, written just after the Stonewall riots. Finishing the work with "The Personal is Political," a discussion of the place... Read more >
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The Burning Library
Essays
Written by Edmund White


Format: eBook, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 22, 2010
Price: $13.99

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Caracole

Written by Edmund White


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 28, 1996
Price: $15.00

In French caracole means "prancing"; in English, "caper." Both words perfectly describe this high-spirited erotic adventure. In Caracole, White invents an entire world where country gentry languish in decaying mansions and foppish intellectuals exchange lovers and gossip in an occupied city that resembles both Paris under the Nazis and 1980s New... Read more >
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Caracole

Written by Edmund White


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 8, 2010
Price: $11.99

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The Farewell Symphony

Written by Edmund White


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 1, 1998
Price: $17.00

Following A Boy's Own Story (now a classic of American fiction) and his richly acclaimed The Beautiful Room Is Empty, here is the eagerly awaited final volume of Edmund White's groundbreaking autobiographical trilogy.

Named for the work by Haydn in which the instrumentalists leave the stage one after another until only... Read more >
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The Farewell Symphony

Written by Edmund White


Format: eBook, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 8, 2010
Price: $13.99

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Forgetting Elena
A Novel
Written by Edmund White


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 4, 1994
Price: $15.00

Combining glittering wit, an atmosphere dense in social paranoia, and a breathtaking elegance and precision of language, White's first novel suggests a hilarious apotheosis of the comedy of manners. For, on the privileged island community where Forgetting Elena takes place, manners are everything. Or so it seems to White's excruciatingly self-conscious... Read more >
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Forgetting Elena
A Novel
Written by Edmund White


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 8, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Genet
A Biography
Written by Edmund White


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 4, 1994
Price: $22.00

A meticulously researched biography of Jean Genet, one of France’s most notorious writers. Acclaimed novelist and essayist Edmund White illuminates Genet’s experiences in the worlds of crime, homosexuality, politics, and high culture, and gives a compelling analysis of Genet’s plays, novels, and essays. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award... Read more >
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Genet
A Biography
Written by Edmund White


Format: eBook, 800 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $16.99

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The Married Man
A Novel
Written by Edmund White


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 11, 2001
Price: $16.95

In Edmund White’s most moving novel yet, an American living in Paris finds his life transformed by an unexpected love affair.

Austin Smith is pushing fifty, loveless and drifting, until one day he meets Julien, a much younger, married Frenchman. In the beginning, the lovers’ only impediments are the comic clashes... Read more >
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The Married Man
A Novel
Written by Edmund White


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 8, 2010
Price: $13.99

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Our Paris
Sketches from Memory
Written by Edmund White


Format: eBook, 121 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $14.99

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Skinned Alive
Stories
Written by Edmund White


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 28, 1996
Price: $15.95

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Skinned Alive
Stories
Written by Edmund White


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 8, 2010
Price: $11.99

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