Order a copy Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. Jeb, who was an editor in a government office in Washington, D. He is painfully shy and also highly critical of others, and yet complains of loneliness. More than that, it was fascinating to read firsthand accounts from someone working in Washington during the end of WWI, through the Great Depression Highly recommended! There was an error while adding the following items. Browse titles authors subjects uniform titles series callnumbers dewey numbers starting from optional.
And then the thought of the one thing even more dreadful and terrible than that - for my diary never to be read by the one person who would or could understand.
Jeb never succeeded in writing his Pulitzer-winning novel -- or any novel, for that matter -- but he still seems to have left behind him a literary masterpiece -- his journal. Dec 02, William rated it really liked it. But the unifying thread is Jeb's love affairs, including his long time relationship with C. Great food for discussion -- one of the best discussions we have had. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.
I really sympathized with Jeb's difficulties as he struggled to find a meaningful vocation, tried to find a voice as a writer and struggled with his sexuality and tried to find love. He never stops complaining, but as time passes he comments more fruitfully on, and becomes more observant of, the world surrounding him. Apr 05, Tim rated it it was amazing. I will be frank. Jun 09, Tom rated it liked it Shelves: National Library of Australia. Feb 20, Jackie rated it liked it Shelves: