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  • Rumi\'s Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love
    Views : 212
    Pages : 400

    by: Brad Gooch

    Publisher: pHarper

    Book Description

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    2017-01-17

    ISBN-10: 0061999148

    ISBN-13: 9780061999147

    Language: English

  • Rumi's Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love
    Views : 449
    Pages : 400

    by: Brad Gooch

    Publisher: pHarper

    Book Description

    An appreciative biography of the 13th-century Persian poet, teacher, and mystic.

    In researching the life of Rumi (1207-1273), Gooch (English/William Paterson Univ.; Smash Cut: A Memoir of Howard and Art and the ’70s and the ’80s, 2015, etc.) traced the poet’s steps through the Middle East, immersed himself in scholarship, ... more

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    2017-01-17

    ISBN-10: 0061999148

    ISBN-13: 9780061999147

    Language: English

  • Godtalk: Travels in Spiritual America
    Views : 208
    Pages : 384

    by: Brad Gooch

    Publisher: pKnopf

    Book Description

    Directed by self-admitted “deep whim,” novelist (Zombie, 2000, etc.) and biographer (City Poet: The Life and Times of Frank O'Hara, 1993) Gooch profiles Americans seeking personal spirituality apart from mainstream denominational options.

    From the Urantia Book (supposedly dictated by extraterrestrials to a 1920s Ch ... more

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    2002-04-02

    ISBN-10: 0679447091

    ISBN-13: 9780679447092

    Language: English

  • City Poet: The Life and Times of Frank O'Hara
    Views : 325
    Pages : 532

    by: Brad Gooch

    Publisher: pKnopf

    Book Description

     The first biography of one of American poetry's finest lyricists--whose literary grace and authority, musical sense, and headlong (often foolish) way with life bears remarkable resemblance to the much differently circumstanced Boris Pasternak's. Gooch (Scary Kisses, 1988) follows O'Hara from his Massachusetts Catholic boyhood (son of ... more

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    1993-06-08

    ISBN-10: 0394571185

    ISBN-13: 9780394571188

    Language: English

  • Zombie00
    Views : 112
    Pages : 192

    by: Brad Gooch

    Publisher: pThe Overlook Press

    Book Description

    Images of the Marquis de Sade’s bedchamber and Andy Warhol’s Factory will undoubtedly assail readers of this defiantly outré third novel by Gooch, the biographer of Frank O’Hara (City Poet, 1993) and author of such in-your-face fiction as The Golden Age of Promiscuity (1996).

    The narrator is a nameless youth from a sma ... more

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    2000-08-01

    ISBN-10: 158567043X

    ISBN-13: 9781585670437

    Language: English

  • The Golden Age of Promiscuity
    Views : 209
    Pages : 301

    by: Brad Gooch

    Publisher: pKnopf

    Book Description

     Biographer of poet Frank O'Hara, novelist Gooch (Scary Kisses, 1988) here tells us everything we ever wanted to know about the dark and decadent gay subculture in Manhattan before AIDS altered the landscape: A well-written and intelligent novel that's of more than sociological or historical interest. At the center of this voyeuristica ... more

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    1996-05-28

    ISBN-10: 0679447083

    ISBN-13: 9780679447085

    Language: English

  • Smash Cut: A Memoir of Howard & Art & the '70s & the '80s
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    Pages : 256

    by: Brad Gooch

    Publisher: pHarper

    Book Description

    Filmmaker Howard Brookner (1954-1989) is the focus of this engrossing, intimate memoir by novelist and biographer Gooch (English/William Paterson Univ.; Flannery: A Life of Flannery O’Connor, 2009, etc.).

    Meeting at a gay bar in Manhattan in the 1970s, Gooch and Brookner felt instant attraction and ... more

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    2015-04-14

    ISBN-10: 0062354957

    ISBN-13: 9780062354952

    Language: English