The development of the artistic identity is revealed in this autobiography of an award-winning screenwriter. Anecdotes of travels and relationships with friends, roommates, and lovers are balanced with aesthetic encounters with artists such as Van Gogh, Gaugin, and Rimbaud. Episodes in Amsterdam, London, Sydney, Fiji, and New Zealand demonstrate the impact of place on the author's personal life. The nature of the creative personality and the process of writing an autobiography are explored in this artistic and personal revelation.
Published: Independent Publishers Group on May 1, 2004
Chronicles of the Unsung is a memoir crossed with a travel, history book. The four episodes he takes from his life are all unflattering almost seedy former selves, that he attempts to deal with by painting a ladscape of memory undercut by research.The unsung of the book are those whose lives he touches but who for thisa book will never be known, never amount to official history.Edmond shows us how to deal with the unattractive parts of our lives and how these failures are more important than successes in revealing the journey of self.read more