The Journals of Spalding Gray

The Journals of Spalding Gray

Spalding Gray


Riveting, humorous, heartbreaking, instantly uncooked and lyrical: those journals exhibit the extreme internal lifetime of the actor-writer who invented the autobiographical monologue and perfected the shape in such celebrated works as Swimming to Cambodia.
 
Begun while he used to be twenty-five, Spalding Gray's journals contemplate his early life; his yearning for good fortune; the downtown long island arts scene of the Nineteen Seventies; his amorous affairs, marriages, and fatherhood; his travels in Europe and Asia; and all through, his ardour for the theater, the place he labored to stability his compulsion to inform all together with his worry of getting his inner most secrets and techniques uncovered. The Journals of Spalding Gray supplies us a haunting portrait of an artistic genius who we inspiration had instructed us every little thing approximately himself—until now.

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