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The Agony and the Eggplant free pdf The Agony and the Eggplant is the first book-length study of the author, illustrator, and radio personality, Daniel Pinkwater. Pinkwater began writing and illustrating children's books in 1970, and has been a prolific author for three decades. He has written over 70 books altogether: 50 picture books, a dozen books for middle-grade or intermediate readers, half a dozen books for adolescents, an adult novel, and several books of nonfiction. This fifth volume in the Scarecrow Studies in Young Adult Literature, discusses nearly all of Pinkwater's books, and emphasizes his young adult fiction: Alan Mendelsohn, the Boy from Mars (1979), The Snarkout Boys and the Avacado of Death (1982), the Snarkout Boys and the baconburg Horror (1984), Young Adult Novel (1982), Young Adults (1985), and The eEducation of Robert Nifkin (1997). Pinkwater is a humorist, and many of his stories involve science fiction or fantasy themes. He is often compared with Douglas Adams and Kurt Vonnegut, his style is often likened to Monty Python and Mad magazine. This volume is sprinkled with quotes and observations from Pinkwater, one of the funniest men alive. A highly entertaining look at the man responsible for some of the most unique young adult fiction on the market.

About Walter Hogan

Walter Hogan is an Associate Professor and librarian at Eastern Michigan University.

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Author : Walter Hogan
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
Data Published : 28 April 2001
ISBN : 0810839946
EAN : 9780810839946
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 176 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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