John Fante

John Fante (April 8, 1909 – May 8, 1983) was an American novelist, short story writer and screenwriter of Italian descent.
£
£

Products & Prices

32 results

Filters
1933 Was a Bad Year by John Fante by John Fante
fruugo.co.uk
John Fante is a lost gem of American literature and the man who was credited by Charles Bukowski as the inspiration for him to start writing. In a life that spanned 74 years Fante wrote several great novels such as Ask the Dust and numerous screenplays. He died in 1983 from diabetesrelated complications. Trapped in a small povertyridden town in 1933 seventeenyearold Dominic Molise yearns to fulfil his own dreams of becoming an American sports hero. This teenage southpaw aspires to the  read more
CLOSE
Wait Until Spring Bandini by John Fante by John Fante
fruugo.co.uk
A powerful lyrical and touching tale of a turbulent adolescent trying to break out of the suffocating prisonlike confinements of family poverty and religion in a small town Wait Until Spring Bandini tells the story of a winter in the childhood of Arturo Bandini oldest son of Italian immigrants living in Colorado during the Great Depression. With its powerful and evocative account of tragic love affairs grinding poverty and adolescence in turmoil this first novel from the Bandini quartet  read more
CLOSE
Ask the Dust by John Fante by John Fante
fruugo.co.uk
Arturo Bandini arrives in Los Angeles with big dreams. But the reality he finds is a city gripped by poverty. When he makes a small fortune from the publication of a short story he reinvents himself indulging in expensive clothes fine food and downtown strip clubs. But Bandinis delusions take a worrying turn when he is drawn into a relationship with Camilla Lopez a beautiful but troubled young woman who will be responsible for his greatest downfall. Ask the Dust is an unforgettable novel ab  read more
CLOSE
See more products from Fruugo
CLOSE
1933 Was a Bad Year by John Fante
awesomebooks.com
1933 Was a Bad Year  read more
CLOSE
Ask the Dust by Charles Bukowski, John Fante
CLOSE
See more products from AwesomeBooks
Ask the Dust (Panther Books) by John Fante
worldofbooks.com
Ask the Dust (Panther Books)  read more
CLOSE
The Road to Los Angeles (
worldofbooks.com
Originally written in 1933, this book was John Fante's first novel. The central character is Arturo Bandini who sees himself as a Nietzschean ubermensch surrounded by fools. His firm belief is that he is a literary genius.  read more
CLOSE
Wait Until Spring, Bandini (
worldofbooks.com
Wait Until Spring, Bandini ("Rebel Inc." Classics)  read more
CLOSE
See more products from World of Books
Data Loading...