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John Fante

Author, Screenwriter (8-Apr-1909 — 8-May-1983)


Richard Collins. John Fante: A Literary Portrait. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: University of Toronto Press. 1999. 303pp.

Seamus Cooney (editor). John Fante: Selected Letters, 1932-1981. Santa Rosa, CA: Black Sparrow. 1991.

Stephen Cooper. Full of Life: A Biography of John Fante. Gordonsville, VA: North Point Press. 2000. 406pp.

Stephen Cooper (editor). John Fante: A Critical Gathering. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1999. 160pp.

Catherine J. Kordich. John Fante. New York: Twayne. 2000. 155pp.

Michael Moreau; Joyce Fante (editors). Fante/Mencken: John Fante & H. L. Mencken: A Personal Correspondence, 1930-1952. Santa Rosa, CA: Black Sparrow Press. 1989.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Twentieth Century Authors (p.433)

  5. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.239)

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