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  • Published: 15 March 2002
  • ISBN: 9780679755401
  • Imprint: Vintage USA
  • Format: Paperback
  • RRP: $26.99

Beautiful Room Is Empty


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  • Pub date: 15 March 2002
  • ISBN: 9780679755401
  • Imprint: Vintage USA
  • Format: Paperback
  • RRP: $26.99

About the Author

Edmund White

Edmund White was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1940. His fiction includes the autobiographical sequence A Boy's Own Story, The Beautiful Room is Empty and The Farewell Symphony, as well as Caracole, Forgetting Elena, Noctunes for the King of Naples, and Skinned Alive, a collection of short stories. He is also the author of a highly acclaimed biography of Jean Genet, a short study of Proust, a travel book about America - States of Desire - and of Sketches from Memory, with Hubert Sorin. He is an officer of the Ordre des Arts et Lettres.

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