Riveting, funny, heartbreaking, at once raw and lyrical: these journals reveal the extraordinary inner life of the actor-writer who invented the autobiographical monologue and perfected the form in such celebrated works as Swimming to Cambodia.Begun when he was twenty-five, Spalding Gray's journals reflect on his childhood; his craving for success; the downtown New York arts scene of the 1970s; hi...
Paperback: 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage; Reprint edition (October 2, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.8 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 1111964
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Before one reads Spalding's private journal, fair warning. That man on stage, the one sitting at the desk with a glass of water and a notebook; he's dead now. So before you read this book understand that he has no further appeal to whatever judgement...
irs, marriages, and fatherhood; his travels in Europe and Asia; and throughout, his passion for the theater, where he worked to balance his compulsion to tell all with his fear of having his deepest secrets exposed. The Journals of Spalding Gray gives us a haunting portrait of a creative genius who we thought had told us everything about himself—until now.