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Life of William Kennedy

Marshall, John J of Dungannon.

Life of William Kennedy

poet, journalist, and British consul, 1799-1872

by Marshall, John J of Dungannon.

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Published by Tyrone Printing Co in Dungannon, (Ire.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kennedy, William, -- 1799-1871.

  • Edition Notes

    Caption-title.

    StatementbyJohn J. Marshall.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination57p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17422802M

      Controversial author and radio host William H. Kennedy was found dead in his home at the age of only He was found dead on August 14th, , and may actually have died August 13th, No indications of prior illness. William Kennedy wrote . Prostitutes, and lovers populate the back story as the main action of the book detailing the main character’s undeniable power in the political life of Albany. William Kennedy wrote a large selection of books, fictions, non fictions, screenplays and even children’s books.

      FOUR FRIENDS Promising Lives Cut Short By William D. Cohan. Death in the prime of life is a gripping subject for a writer. Those left behind struggle Author: Janny Scott. William Kennedy. William Kennedy, author, screenwriter and playwright, was born and raised in Albany, New Albany cycle includes Legs, Billy Phelan's Greatest Game, and the Pulitzer Prize–winning is known for works including Roscoe and Very Old y is a professor in the English department at the State University of New York at Albany.

    In this third novel in Kennedy's Depression-Albany series, the focus is on aging, bumming Francis Phelan, sire of small-town gambler Billy (Billy Phelan's Greatest Came, ); and again the grand-talking prose curlicues in extravagant declamations, levitates into hellfire profanations, and celebrates the bonding of an underculture's fine, boozy chivalry—like those pre-stupor moments in a. William Kennedy is now seventy-four, and has had aging on his mind for at least a dozen years. In he told an interviewer, "I don't think there's any rule that you can't supersede your own.


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