Ira Stigman's polarised life has never been more difficult. On one side is Edith Welles, his supporter, friend and lover; she believes in him. On the other is his shameful immigrant origins, his poverty, his family with their arguments and lack of sophistication. Then there is his incestuous relations with his sister and his cousin, who may be pregnant. This fourth and final volume, published posthumously, brings to a close one of America's most extraordinary literary odysseys.Nearly two decades ago he had attempted a first draft, on his Olivetti manual, with much prompting from dear friends, when his hands could still stand the impact of the keys. Now he knew he would never finish. Fortunately, the holy sages of hisanbsp;...
|Title||:||Requiem For Harlem|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2015-05-28|