Later Gore Vidal suggested that Spencer Carr postpone her work in order to write a life of Paul Bowles instead. Following an offer of 'no strings attached' cooperation from Bowles and a new two-book contract from her US publisher, she began to write. Twelve years and thirteen trips to Morocco later, Carr has delivered a biography that she was able to read aloud to Bowles shortly before his death. Gathering a wealth of information about Bowles's youth, his writing, his music, his marriage with Jane Bowles and his sexual ...

Paul Bowles: A Life 2009, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810125254

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Paul Bowles: A Life 2005, Peter Owen Publishers, London

ISBN-13: 9780720612547

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Paul Bowles: A Life 2004, Scribner Book Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780684196572

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