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How Did I Get Here?

A Writer's Education

by (author) David Homel

Publisher
Linda Leith Publishing
Initial publish date
Sep 2023
Category
General, Canadian, Personal Memoirs
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781773901404
    Publish Date
    Sep 2023
    List Price
    $19.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781773901411
    Publish Date
    Sep 2023
    List Price
    $12.95

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Description

Award-winning author David Homel mixes memoir and fiction, truth and make-believe in these mediations on his youth in Chicago, his education, and the influences that led to his career as a writer.

About the author

David Homel was born in Chicago in 1952 and left that city in 1970 for Paris, living in Europe the next few years on odd jobs and odder couches. He has published eight novels, from Electrical Storms in 1988 to The Teardown, which won the Paragraph Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction in 2019. He has also written young adult fiction with Marie-Louise Gay, directed documentary films, worked in TV production, been a literary translator, journalist, and creative writing teacher. He has translated four books for Linda Leith Publishing: Bitter Roase (2015), (2016), Nan Goldin: The Warrior Medusa (2017) and Taximan (2018). Lunging into the Underbrush is his first book of non-fiction. He lives in Montreal.

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