Wallace Stevens (2 October, 1879 – 2 August, 1955) was an American poet and an insurance executive.
Sholem Asch was a Polish novelist who wrote in Yiddish, including God of Vengeance taking place in a Jewish brothel with Jewish prostitutes, lesbians, and more
Mrs. Robinson was charged to allegedly changed the grades to conform with standardized testing, & circumstances caused public schools to be considered failures
The novel is part Forrest Gump, part Big Fish where tall tales are being told and historical figures make appearances
In 1936 Mr. Stevens broke his hand while punching the jaw of one Ernest Hemingway.
Ms. Ziegler handles her cast very well, they are all complex and well written; she sprinkles the narrative with wonderful lyrical prose