Elephant House

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Elephant House

Photographs of Edward Gorey's House

By Kevin McDermott; John Updike (Foreword by)

Pomegranate Communications, Hardcover, 9780764924958, 1pp.

Publication Date: April 28, 2004

An intimate photographic tour of Edward Gorey's strange and wonderful house.

About the Author

John Updike was born in 1932, in Shillington, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Harvard College in 1954, and spent a year in Oxford, England, at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art. From 1955 to 1957 he was a member of the staff of The New Yorker, and since 1957 has lived in Massachusetts. He is the author of fifty-odd previous books, including twenty novels and numerous collections of short stories, poems, and criticism. His fiction has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the American Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Rosenthal Award, and the Howells Medal.