I mean, what have you been doing all these years? A self-described socialist, Elman published more than twenty books,including a pungent comic novel, Tar Beach , in which he related the story of an 8 year-old boy growing up Jewish in Brooklyn after World War II. Some might like this and some might not, but let’s face it, the film is pretty vague in parts. Books by Richard Elman. At Syracuse University B. Preview — Taxi Driver by Richard Elman. For Travis is the Taxi Driver.
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Richard Elman — Taxi Driver
To ask other readers questions about Taxi Driverplease sign up. May 18, Grady Richsrd rated it really liked it. It’s the passenger’s wife and he says he’s going to kill her with a. In the New York Times Book Review, John Domini called it a “first-rate” novel that delivers “with admirable light-heartedness” the bad news of just how fragile family life is wont to be. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Dec 09, George K. At times it verges on being almost incomprehensible, but that’s okay. InElman married Alice Neufeld Goode, a teacher, who was his wife until his death.
Everyone knows the film Taxi Driver by now. Who the fuck do you think you’re talkin’ to? At various times over the course of his career, he taught creative writing: Winters defended his friend when Lamson was accused and convicted of killing his wife; after serving time on death row, Lamson’s case was re-tried and he was freed after two more trials and hung juries.
Whose bookshelves and in whose home has it stood? He never says, but I suspect he did while recovering in the hospital from his wounds. It This is a very interesting book; its written in a slangy, stream of consciousness style that effectively captures the fractured mind of Travis Bickle.
If the movie had never been made this would have been just fine as a stand alone work.
This is the richardd of an uneducated man – troubled, confused in his thinking, paranoid, sad but strangely poetic – writing down his thoughts and speaking his mind without fore or afterthought: An Autobiography In Fables.
He was real sick-looking, white taxu big hollow eyes, crazy man. Wow this wasn’t what I was expecting at all – certainly not from a movie novelization. PaperbackMovie tie-in U. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
The writing has some real depth and quality to it and the book can stand on it’s own. The marriage ended in divorce.
Return to Book Page. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Newer Post Older Post Home. At Syracuse University B. Yet another movie tie-in and aren’t I the lucky one?
Preview — Taxi Driver by Richard Elman. David Seaman rated it liked it Jan 31,