What Did I Do? by Larry Rivers
The Unauthorized Autobiography Larry Rivers With Arnold Weinstein

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The renowned artist offers a humorous take on his own life, discussing among other topics his Bronx childhood, his jazz career, his legendary excesses, and his brief stint in the military. 50,000 first printing. $70,000 ad/promo. Tour.

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Arnold Weinstein is the Edna and Richard Salomon Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature at Brown University. His books include "Recovering Your Story: Proust, Joyce, Woolf, Faulkner, Morrison" and "A Scream Goes Through the House: What Literature Teaches Us About Life" (both Random House).
Published October 1, 1992 by Harpercollins. 498 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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During a kind of summing-up, Rivers comes close to championing the proposition that women who have been raped probably were ``asking for it,'' though he is sensitive enough to admit ``that no one should be screwed against their will.'' Such aperáus aside, those interested in clues to Rivers's cre...

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Rivers's exuberantly hip, sexually freewheeling autobiography displays his relentless, almost exhibitionistic candor, as some of his paintings do.

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