Eleanor Clark

Winner, National Book Awards 1965
Finalist, 1953 National Book Awards

Eleanor Clark (July 6, 1913–February 16, 1996) was born in Los Angeles and attended Vassar College in the 1930s. She was the author of the National Book Award winner The Oysters of Locmariaquer, Rome and a Villa, Eyes, Etc., and the novels The Bitter Box, Baldur’s Gate, and Camping Out. She was married to Robert Penn Warren. [Harper Perennial]
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Rome and a Villa

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ISBN 9780062363404 Harper Perennial / Doubleday

In 1947 the young American writer traveled to Rome on a Guggenheim fellowship. But instead of a novel, Clark created a series of sketches of Roman life written mostly between 1948 and 1951. More about this book >

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Eleanor Clark

Eleanor Clark (July 6, 1913–February 16, 1996) was born in Los Angeles and attended Vassar College in the 1930s. She was the author of the National Book Award winner The Oysters of Locmariaquer, Rome and a Villa, Eyes, Etc., and the novels The Bitter Box, Baldur’s Gate, and Camping Out. She was married to Robert Penn Warren. [Harper Perennial]

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