TITLE

"The Pleasure of Being an Alchemist": An Interview

AUTHOR(S)
Doerr, Anthony
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Fugue;Winter/Spring2009, Issue 36, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with Anthony Doerr, author of the books "The Shell Collector," "About Grace" and "Four Seasons in Rome" is presented. According to him, writers start with what they know, then work in the opposite direction, away from the things that are comfortable, familiar known. He relates how he came up with the idea for "The Shell Collector." He talks about his reason for writing an essay about writer Alice Munro.
ACCESSION #
40625557

 

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