Horton Foote : A Literary Biography (Jack and Doris Smothers Series in Texas History, Life, and Culture )
Charles S. WatsonISBN: 0292791607;
Book Description"[This book] is highly accessible and fascinating, a real page-turner. . . . Without becoming at all simplistic, it explains an important artist in a believable, concrete, and usable way, one that will delight non-specialists but also deeply instruct specialists." --John Herbert Roper, author of C. Vann Woodward: A Southern Historian and His Critics Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for The Young Man from Atlanta and Academy Awards for the screen adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird and the original screenplay Tender Mercies, as well as the recipient of an Academy Award nomination for the screenplay of The Trip to Bountiful and the William Inge Lifetime Achievement Award, Horton Foote is one of America's most respected writers for stage and screen. The deep compassion he shows for his characters, the moral vision that infuses his social commentary, and the kindness and humanity that Foote himself radiates have also made him one of our most revered artists--the...
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