Algernon, Charlie, and I: A Writer's Journey by Daniel Keyes

By Daniel Keyes

In flora for Algernon, Daniel Keyes created an not going duo-a laboratory mouse and a man-who captured the hearts of thousands of readers all over the world. Now, in Algernon, Charlie, and that i, Keyes unearths his tools of constructing fiction in addition to the heartbreaks and joys of being released. With admirable perception he stocks with readers, writers, lecturers, and scholars the artistic lifestyles in the back of his vintage novel, incorporated the following in its unique short-story form.

All those that love tales, storytelling, and the extraordinary characters of Charlie and Algernon will enjoy accompanying their author in this inspirational voyage of discovery.

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He played sidekick to Ken Maynard and Tom Mix. He had a part in Gone With the Wind. He's the one who saves Scarlett from harm when a gang of bad guys tries to attack her. Blue was making seventy-five dollars a day when guys were making ten, fifteen dollars a week. He'd get four or five days in, have $300 in his pocket and nobody would see him again until the money was gone. The Washington family was constantly looking for Blue because some director was holding up a production until he could be found.

That was the first time I had a uniform. I was so skinny the only thing that stayed o n me good was the helmet. I think they gave us the shoes. That's when I started to g o through the taping scene; we used t o tape our ankles. During my GOAL DUST college years I started shaving my legs. As a high school kid I didn't have much hair on my body. Nobody did except for the Italians; that was really a shaving job. We had a Jewish coach who was born back in the Middle East and migrated out here. His name was Harry Eadleson.

Chris Mead wrote: The 1936 Olympics in Berlin added to the impression that the Nazis viewed sports as a test of their racist and nationalistic ideology. The performance of Jesse Owens and a host of other black track-and-field athletes highlighted the symbolic aspects of contest between American blacks and Germans. Now a German boxer n7as sailing to America for a fight with the black heavyweight champion of the world. The swastika hugged Schmeling like flypaper. It was a war in the ring between Germany and the United States.

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