MAKGEYN Thomas( American novelist)
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MAKGEYN, Thomas (McGuane, Thomas) (p. 1939), American writer. Born December 11, 1939 in Uayndotte (pc. Michigan). He graduated from Michigan (BA, 1962) and Yale (1965) universities.
Roman "Sports Club" (The Sporting Club, 1968) became a literary debut of writer. Benevolence was greeted second novel "Royal Tramp" (The Bushwhacked Piano, 1971). Roman "Ninety-two in the shade" (Ninety Two in the Shade, 1973), as the first two, convincingly recreates the climate of gloomy frustration and confusion the end of 1960. Confusion of these days was reflected in the "Panama" (Panama, 1978) - his only book for 5 years. The next novel, "Nichej Angel" (Nobody's Angel, 1981), giving a picture of a ruthless 'normal' human relations, is sustained in the same dark tones, that Panama. Press about this time were contradictory.
Novels "something desirable" (Something to be Desired, 1984) and "Keep the change" (Keep the Change, 1981) critics proclaimed 'wonderful', 'honest', 'fresh'.
Mid-life crisis was the subject of the eighth novel Makgeyna "Only the blue sky" (Nothing but Blue Skies, 1992). By all accounts, the writer returned to this book to the charming 'prose Taverns' his first works
. Among his other works - "Chance winger: Sports Essays" (An Outside Chance: Essays on Sport, . 1980); "skinned the cat: Stories" (To Skin a Cat: short stories, , . 1988), Living Water (Live Water, . 1996), "Such a long silence: Fishing as life" (The Longest Silence: A Life in Fishing, . 2000).,