Life on sandpaper

Level B QN892.436KAN 3 /755297 Available
Full title: Life on sandpaper / Yoram Kaniuk ; translated by Anthony Berris.
Alternative titles: Ḥayim ʻal neyar zekhukhit. English
חיים על נייר זכוכית
Main author: Kaniuk, Yoram.
Other authors: Berris, Anthony.
Format: Book           
Edition: 1st ed.


Physical Description: 417 p. ; 21cm.
Summary: An autobiographical novel of Yoram Kaniuk's years as a young painter in the New York of the 1950s. Wounded and alienated, a war veteran at the age of nineteen, Kaniuk arrives in Greenwich Village at its peak period of artistic creativity, and finds his way among such giants as Charlie Parker, Billie Holiday, Willem de Kooning, and Frank Sinatra.