The City and the Pillar by Gore Vidal
The City and the Pillar Gore Vidal ebook
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
The City knew it was time to upgrade an old, dilapidated, unsafe above ground park but funds were limited and resources were tight. Sometimes recalls aloud — just as I repeat back to him — the epigraph of Gore Vidal's great novel about youth and loss, The City and the Pillar. Christopher Isherwood was one of them. I'm not sure why it kept getting passed over, I always knew that I would enjoy it. �Once you start talking to people and they make the choice of a place to sit, you start getting the impression that you're moving from place to place, that you're covering the entire city from pillar to post, really. His first success, though, was his third novel, "The City and The Pillar," published in 1948. �It is my wish to photograph people of all nationalities, who have made the decision to move from Ireland for economic reasons[:] in and around the city, juxtaposed with landscapes that are significant to their pasts. Like any self-respecting American who considers himself even the slightest but literarily inclined, I was already a fan of Vidal's work. Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences at College of the Desert In 1947, Gore Vidal sent a copy of his soon-to-be-published novel, The City and the Pillar, to a number of established writers. Its main character, Jim Willard, is an open homosexual who serves in World War II. Photo-1 This book has been on my to read list for a long time, I've been meaning to read it for far too long. In Zamboanga City, the Virgin of the Pillar has been venerated for almost four centuries as the patroness of the city and in the Archdiocese of Zamboanga.