Mark Harris


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New York-born author, received his Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Minnesota and has taught at San Francisco State College (1954–68) and elsewhere. His novels include four wryly humorous works about a big-league baseball player, The Southpaw (1953), Bang the Drum Slowly (1956), A Ticket for a Seamstitch (1957), and It Looked Like for Ever (1979). Other works include studies of Vachel Lindsay (1952) and Saul Bellow (1980) and memoirs.

Subjects: Literature.

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