Friday, September 03, 2010

Vance Bourjaily, R. I. P.

Vance Bourjaily, Postwar American Novelist, Dies - Obituary (Obit) - "Vance Bourjaily, a novelist whose literary career, like those of Norman Mailer and James Jones, emerged out of World War II and whose ambitious novels explored American themes for decades afterward, died on Tuesday in Greenbrae, Calif. He was 87."

Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.

1 comment:

Stephen B. said...

Sad news. I'd seen him at college, LSU, and a friend attended a full Hard-Boiled Fiction course under Mr. Bourjaily.