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Alvah Bessie"s Short fictions

by Alvah Cecil Bessie

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Published by Chandler & Sharp Publishers in Novato, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by Gabriel Miller.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3503.E778 A6 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 290 p. ;
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3490001M
ISBN 100883165465
LC Control Number82009739
OCLC/WorldCa8588300

Alvah Bessie's biography and life Cecil Bessie (June 4, – J ) was an American novelist, journalist and screenwriter who was imprisoned for ten months and blacklisted by . * Alvah Bessie's Short Fiction, introduction by Gabriel Miller, Chandler & Sharp (Novato, CA), * (Editor with Albert Prago) Our Fight: Writings by Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, Spain, , introduction by Ring Lardner, Jr., Monthly Review .

CONTRIBUTIONS TO BOOKS: Introduction to Selected Plays of Arthur Laurents. New York: Back Stage Books, Pp. xi–xxii. Introduction to Alvah Bessie's Short Fictions by Alvah Bessie. San Francisco: Chandler & Sharp, Pp. xi–xxii Introduction to Haunch, Paunch and Jowl by Samuel Ornitz. New York: Markus Wiener Publishers, Alvah Bessie, Writer: Objective, Burma!. Alvah Bessie was born on June 4, in New York City, New York, USA as Alvah Cecil Bessie. He was a writer and actor, known for Objective, Burma! (), Northern Pursuit () and The Very Thought of You (). He was married to Sylviane L. Martin. He died on J in Terra Linda, California, USA.

Alvah Bessie's book is not only the second finest; it is an addendum. Malraux's fictional account of the war ended with the Loyalist victory at Brihuega in March Bessie's personal story of eight months in the Lincoln Battalion begins in February , six weeks before the battalion was cut to pieces in the Fascist drive to the sea. found: Wikipedia web site, Ap (Alvah Bessie ; Alvah Cecil Bessie (June 4, - J ) was an American novelist, journalist and screenwriter who was imprisoned for ten months and blacklisted by the movie studio bosses for being one of the group known as the Hollywood Ten. b. June 4, , New York City, U.S. ; d. J (aged 81), Terra Linda, California, U.S.


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A notable collection of short fiction by a man better known for his radical politics than his writing. Before Bessie became a Warner Brothers screenwriter and subsequently one of the Hollywood Ten who refused to cooperate with HUAC investigators, he wrote (between and ) the 17 stories.

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The Symbol is the story of Wanda Oliver—an orphan child who became one of the great Hollywood stars of our time. Beautiful, redheaded, sexy, funny, she was the symbol of womanhood for millions.

Her success was legendary, her personal life chaotic, her death, by her own hand, tragic. "I think it succeeds admirably" Wirt Williams, NY Times Book Reviews. Alvah Cecil Bessie is the author of Men in Battle ( avg rating, 29 ratings, 6 reviews, published ), Alvah Bessie's Spanish Civil War Notebooks (4 4/5(16).

Bessie's book is short, concise, and matter-of-fact. We don't learn much about the war's politics (other than Republicans good, Franco bad) or his fellow soldiers.

Nor do we get a lot of action (he was in Spain for about six months)/5(6). With just those three digits my Pop (we never called him Dad, Father, or Alvah), pecked out, during his 65 year writing life, six novels, three book length works of non-fiction, several translations from the French, dozens of shorts stories, perhaps a dozen screenplays, hundreds of articles, poems, theater pieces, speeches (to be delivered by himself and others), and countless book, theater and film.

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Bessie, Alvah. (Bessie, Cecil Alvah); b. August (June) 4,NYC; Graduated from Columbia University, BA in English ; Divorced; Writer and Actor; CP April (May) ; received passport# on January 7, which listed his address as Lexington Avenue, NYC; Sailed Janu aboard the Lafayette; Arrived in Spain on February 3, ; Served with the Tarazona, Recruit.

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