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William Saroyan

by Howard R. Floan

  • 156 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Saroyan, William, 1908- -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 164-167.

    Statementby Howard R. Floan.
    SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series, 100
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3537.A826 Z65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p.
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5982814M
    LC Control Number66012051

    Book by William Saroyan, 0 Copy quote Armenag Saroyan was the failed poet, the failed Presbyterian preacher, the failed American, the failed theological student. The Filipino and the Drunkard William Saroyan This loud-mouthed guy in the brown camel-hair coat was not really mean, he was drunk. He took a sudden dislike to the small well-dressed Filipino and began to order him around the waiting room, telling him to get back, not File Size: 40KB.

    Saroyan's uneven record places this legitimately in the class of Dark Horse-but here's where I'd put my money this month. It's much better than I expected of him; it has the simplicity he to have lon it has the perceptiveness and tenderness and humanity and wit and understanding of My Name Is Arun and bits of The Daring Young Man, He's lost the braggado, the brashness, except as it is a. William Saroyan wrote numerous plays, short stories and novels that drew on the Armenian immigrant experience and depicted the variety and romance of American life. His novels included The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze and The Human Comedy. He famously rejected the Pulitzer Prize for his play The Time of Your Life. (NY Times).

    William Saroyan is nominated for the American Book Award for Obituaries. William Saroyan dies of cancer in the Veteran’s Hospital in Fresno, on May By his request, half of his ashes are interned in Fresno, the other half in Armenia. Chronology information from: Saroyan, A Biography by Lawrence Lee & Barry Gifford, published by. William Stonehill Saroyan was born in in Fresno, California, the fourth child of Armenak and Takoohi Saroyan from Bitlis, Ottoman Empire. His father died when William was three and he and his siblings were placed in the Fred Finch Orphanage in Oakland for five years until they were reunited with their mother in Fresno.


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