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Hardback:The trip to Echo Spring : on writers and drinking / Olivia Laing.:2014 Hardback The trip to Echo Spring : on writers and drinking / Olivia Laing.
The trip to Echo Spring : on writers and drinking / Olivia Laing.
Author: Laing, Olivia,
Publication year: 2014
Media class: Hardback
Category: Non-fiction
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2014.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781847677952 (pbk.) :
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Why is it that some of the greatest works of literature have been produced by writers in the grip of alcoholism, an addiction that cost them personal happiness and caused harm to those who loved them? In 'The Trip to Echo Spring', Olivia Laing examines the link between creativity and alcohol through the work and lives of six extraordinary men: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, John Berryman, John Cheever and Raymond Carver.
Authors, American 20th century Alcohol use.
Creative ability Psychological aspects.
Alcoholics United States.
Alcoholics in literature.
Alcoholism in literature.
Literature.

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Interesting guide to alcoholism of literary figures with some more general discussion
20/05/19
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eBook:The trip to Echo Spring why writers drink:2013. eBook
Author: Laing, Olivia, author.
Year: 2013.
Language: English
Media class: eBook
Publisher: Canongate,
Resource type: Electronic material
1 online resource (1 volume)
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Hardback:The lonely city : adventures in the art of being alone:2017. Hardback
Author: Laing, Olivia, author.
Year: 2017.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: Canongate,
Resource type: Physical
315 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
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Paperback:Crudo:2019. Paperback
Author: Laing, Olivia, author.
Year: 2019.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: Picador,
Resource type: Physical
140 pages ; 20 cm
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Paperback:To the river : a journey beneath the surface:2017. Paperback
Author: Laing, Olivia, author.
Year: 2017.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: Canongate,
Resource type: Physical
281 pages : illustrations (black and white), map (black and white) ; 20 cm
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1509857117
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Hardback:Everybody : a book about freedom:2021. Hardback
Author: Laing, Olivia, author.
Year: 2021.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: Picador,
Resource type: Physical
349 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm
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Talking book - CD:Crudo:2018. Talking book - CD
Author: Laing, Olivia, author, narrator.
Year: 2018.
Language: English
Media class: Talking book - CD
Publisher: Bolinda Audio,
Resource type: Physical
3 CDs (3 hr., 40 min.) : digital, stereo
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