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By Richard B. Wright

From the acclaimed author of the loved Clara Callan comes a fantastically crafted, fascinating portrait of the writing existence. Combining his attribute wit and self-deprecation along with his notable mind's eye and perception, Richard B. Wright has created a deeply affecting memoir that reads like a novel.

As a small, watchful boy transforming into up in a operating classification kin in Midland, Ontario, through the moment global warfare, Wright steadily chanced on that he observed the realm via diverse eyes. His highbrow and sexual awakenings, his exploits as a tender salesman in Canadian publishing, his painful struggles to turn into a writer—all of this can be balanced opposed to the intense reception that during the Seventies greeted his first novel, The Weekend Man, which used to be released world wide to nice acclaim. inspite of the occasionally crippling melancholy that haunted him and the ups and downs of the mid-life author, he might eventually in achieving overwhelming good fortune with Clara Callan, the Giller-winning paintings that swept each award in Canada and revitalized his career.

Lovers of Wright’s paintings will savor behind-the-scenes glimpses of his craft in person novels and his exploration of the way a author transmutes event into artwork. And readers will take pleasure in his considerate exploration of the basic function of storytelling in our lives. A existence with Words is either a party of the writing lifestyles and a deeply personal—at occasions revelatory—invitation into the area of the imagination.

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