Screening History by Gore Vidal

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Gore Vidal saw his first talking picture in 1929 when he was four years old. In Screening History, Vidal intertwines fond recollections of films savored in the movie palaces of his Washington, D.C., boyhood with strands of autobiography and trenchant observations about American politics. At times poignant, often bitingly funny, this is Gore Vidal at his best.

About Gore Vidal

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Gore Vidal is the author of twenty-two novels, five plays, many screenplays and short stories, more than two hundred essays, and a memoir. Two of his American chronicle novels, Lincoln and 1876, were the subject of cover stories in Time and Newsweek, respectively. In 1993, a collection of his criticism, United States: Essays 1952-1992, won the National Book Award. He divides his time between Ravello, Italy, and Los Angeles.
Published September 1, 1992 by Harvard University Press. 110 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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