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Perhaps best known as the long-suffering wife of jackson pollock, lee krasner is now, finally, being recognized as one of the 20th century's modernist masters in lee krasner, author gail levin gives us an engrossing biography of the painter so memorably portrayed in the movie pollack by. Who were the five best songwriters of the 20th century they would be my pick for best songwriters of 20th century sorry i didn't mention john lennon, paul mccartney, kurt cobain or many other songwriters wrote more songs that became american standards than anyone. Subject: novelists, american 20th century biography trying to save piggy sneed by john irving (1,498 copies) palm sunday: an autobiographical collage by kurt vonnegut the facts: a novelist's autobiography by philip roth (324 copies. My movie business : a memoir, john winslow irving 0676972667 :, toronto public library my movie business : a memoir by irving, john irving, john, 1942---motion picture plays novelists, american--20th century--biography place hold 0 holds / 6 copies learn about our affiliate program.
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