Summary

Finalist for the Pulitzer PrizeFinalist for National Book Critics Circle Award: BiographyOne of the Best Books of 2012: The New Yorker, Wall Street Journal, Guardian, The Millions, Kirkus Reviews, Boston PhoenixA revelatory biography of the American master as told through the lens of his greatest novel.


Finalist for National Book Critics Circle Award: Biograph One of the Best Books of 2012: The New Yorker, Wall Street Journal, Guardian, The Millions, Kirkus Reviews, Boston Phoenix A revelatory biography of the American master as told through the lens of his greatest novel.