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James Park Sloan

Born: 1945
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Sloan was a Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Biography: James Park Sloan is a noted author, critic and academic. He is currently Professor Emeritus of the English Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was educated at Harvard University, designed a course in 'Western Values' for the Harvard Business School and served in the Vietnam War as a paratrooper.

  • New Writers Award for the best novel of 1970-71 from the Great Lakes College Prize Committee for ''War Games'' Society of Midland Authors Literary Award for Biography in 1996 for ''Jerzy Kosinski''

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

James Park Sloan on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Gry wojenne
ISBN: 8386611928 OCLC: 750695188

Da Capo, Warszawa : 1995.

Jerzy Kosinski :
ISBN: 0452271673 OCLC: 32892433

Dutton, New York : ©1996.

He was hailed as one of the world's great writers and intellectuals, with novels like The Painted Bird and Being There. He was acclaimed as a heroic survivor and witness of the Holocaust. He won high literary awards, made the bestseller lists, taught and lectured in prestigious universities, was feted in high society, and became an intimate of the rich and famous in a jet set world of glitter and glamour. Then, in an expose that sent shock waves throughout the intellectual community, he was denounced as a C.I.A. tool, a supreme con man, and a literary fraud, igniting a firestorm of controversy that consumed his reputation and culminated in his headline-making suicide. Now this compelling biography cuts to the complex heart of the truth about the man and the myth that was Jerzy Kosinski. In so doing, it unfolds a story of reality and deception as fascinating, as moving, as painfully honest, and as revelatory as the most gripping of novels.

The case history of Comrade V.;
ISBN: 0395135265 OCLC: 303604

Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1972.

  The last cold-war cowboy
ISBN: 1555472524 OCLC: 18479836

Lorevan Pub., New York : 1988.

The last cold-war cowboy /
ISBN: 0688068960 OCLC: 14719325

W. Morrow, New York : ©1987.