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Mentor: A Memoir
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Mentor: A Memoir by Tom Grimes

A chance encounter between two writers, one young, one older, develops into a wonderful friendship neither expected. Frank Conroy, the author of the classic memoirStop-Time,meets Tom Grimes, an aspiring writer and an applicant to the Iowa Writers Workshop, which Conroy directs. First as teacher and student and gradually as friends their lives become entwined, and through both successes and disappointments, their bond deepens. Exquisitely written,Mentorexplores the writing life and the role of a very important teacher while offering an inside view of the most famous writing program in the world and the sometimes sordid business of publishing. Honest. Heartbreaking. Poignant. Grimes entered the Writers Workshop with the dream of being a writer. Two years later, he left with that and much more.

Author: Tom Grimes

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 256

Publisher: Tin House Books

Publication Date: 2010-08-01

Our Price: $4.29

ISBN: 0982504888

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