Edwin Mullhouse by Steven Millhauser
The Life and Death of an American Writer 1943-1954 by Jeffrey Cartwright

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Edwin Mullhouse, a novelist at 10, is mysteriously dead at 11. As a memorial, Edwin's bestfriend, Jeffrey Cartwright, decides that the life of this great American writer must be told. He follows Edwin's development from his preverbal first noises through his love for comic books to the fulfillment of his literary genius in the remarkable novel, Cartoons.
 

About Steven Millhauser

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Steven Millhauser is the author of numerous works of fiction, including Martin Dressler, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1997, and, most recently, Dangerous Laughter, a New York Times Book Review Best Book of the Year. His work has been translated into fifteen languages. He teaches at Skidmore College and lives in Saratoga Springs, New York.
 
Published May 4, 2011 by Vintage. 323 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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First published in 1972, Millhauser's cult novel is both a parody of literary biography and a heartfelt evocation of childhood. (Mar.)

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First published in 1972, Millhauser's cult novel is both a parody of literary biography and a heartfelt evocation of childhood.

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