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They Came Like Swallows

William Maxwell

Picture of William Maxwell William Maxwell.(1908 - 2000)

Maxwell was born in Lincoln, Illinois, United States.

They Came Like Swallows is semi-autobiographical.

Like Bunny, William took ill with the flu and survived, yet his mother died from flu due to the plague of 1918.

William Maxwell was fiction editor for the New Yorker magazine from 1936 until 1975.

He has worked with the likes of Vladimir Nabokov, John Updike, J D Salinger, and many more.

They Came Like Swallows

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William Maxwell - They Came Like Swallows

The deadly flu epidemic of 1918 as seen by an eight-year-old boy.
This is how he sees the epidemic ravage his family and his life.

Book Condition:
In Good Condition
Harvilll Press Paperback 2002
Book Weight: 150g
ISBN 1860469680
Book Type: Fiction


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