Vance Bourjaily

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Vance Bourjaily (1922-2010) was an American writer, novelist, and professor, teaching at Louisiana State University, Oregon State University, the University of Iowa, and the University of Arizona. Bourjaily served in the Army during World War II and his first novel, The End of My Life, draws from his battlefield experiences.

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June/july 1984

A sometime “Nixon-hater” looks back on Watergate and discovers that his glee of a decade ago has given way to larger, sadder, and more generous emotions

April 1993

A novelist joins his ancestor on a trip West and discovers in her daily travails an intimate view of a tremendous national migration