The Allegory of a Poet's Life(amazon)
Tom Clark (View Bio)
Hardcover: W. W. Norton & Co., 1991; Paperback: North Atlantic Books, 2000.
"Tom Clark, with extraordinary compassion and sharp-eyed intelligence, has given us a moving, lucid portrait of this great American original." — Bradford Morrow, Washington Post Book World
"Highly recommended." — Booklist
"An incandescent biography." — Publishers Weekly
"A balefully fascinating account of both the man and the milieu he did so much to form." — Los Angeles Times Book Review