Opus 21

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Born in Beverly, Massachusetts, he was the son of Presbyterian minister Edmund Melville Wylie and the former Edna Edwards, a novelist, who died when Philip was five years old His family moved to Montclair, New Jersey and he later attended Princeton University from He married Sally Ondek, and had one child, Karen, an author who became the inventor of animal clicker training After a divorcing his first wife, Philip Wylie married Frederica Ballard who was born and raised in Rushford, New York they are both buried in RushfordA writer of fiction and nonfiction, his output included hundreds of short stories, articles, serials, syndicated newspaper columns, novels, and works of social criticism He also wrote screenplays while in Hollywood, was an editor for Farrar Rinehart, served on the Dade County, Florida Defense Council, was a director of the Lerner Marine Laboratory, and at one time was an adviser to the chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee for Atomic Energy which led to the creation of the Atomic Energy Commission Most of his major writings contain critical, though often philosophical, views on man and society as a result of his studies and interest in psychology, biology, ethnology, and physics Over nine movies were made from novels or stories by Wylie He sold the rights for two others that were never produced.

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  • Mass Market Paperback
  • Opus 21
  • Philip Wylie
  • English
  • 12 June 2019

10 thoughts on “Opus 21

  1. says:

    Every sacred cow of those days is skewered and roasted over a fire until they turn to ash Wylie certainly deserves his reputation as a writer, satirist, and , but this novel simply has not aged well If you want a very harsh view of the s and hypocrisies of Wylie s time, then it is a very good read and needs to be on your shelf If not, then it might be a pass for you.Find it Read it.

  2. says:

    There is no reason for this book to be structured as fiction That being said the

  3. says:

    Some good stuff here, however it was marred by a tendency to lecture at length and from an unfortunately right wing, conservative, at times misogynistic homophobic viewpoint It is interesting to compare to Mano or Theroux, who do this sort of thing muchsuccessfully and with muchstylistic flair When an author gives the main character his own name and own opinions don t worry, I checked his interviews and other works to make sure I was not going off on an incorrect tangent , and Some good stuff here, however it was marred by a tendency to lecture at length and from an unfortunately right wing, conservative, at times misogynistic homophobic viewpoint It is interesting to compare to Mano or Theroux, who do this sort of thing muchsuccessfully and with muchstylistic flair When an author gives the main character his own name and own opinions don t worry, I checked his interviews and other works to make sure I was not going off on an incorrect tangent , and has him be an author with pretty much identical life and works to himself, and then not only makes him win every argument, even with the most intelligent of opponents, but also has beautiful women falling for him et cetera et cetera, perhaps it is safe to say his ego got the better of him

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