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PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 12:49 am 
Honui Moai
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Gore Vidal, the iconoclastic writer, savvy analyst and imperious gadfly on the national conscience, has died. He was 86.

Vidal died Tuesday at his home in the Hollywood Hills of complications of pneumonia, said nephew Burr Steers.

Vidal was a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels, including historical works such as “Lincoln” and “Burr” and satires such as “Myra Breckinridge” and “Duluth.” He was also a prolific essayist whose pieces on politics, sexuality, religion and literature -- once described as “elegantly sustained demolition derbies” -- both delighted and inflamed and in 1993 earned him a National Book Award for his massive “United States Essays, 1952-1992.” ... 8239.story

He was the same age as my mother. RIP, Mr Vidal!

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:18 pm 
Nounou Moai
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count gore de vol, still undead.


A toast to my friend Roger.
everyone eats pork™

PostPosted: Thu Aug 02, 2012 6:15 pm 
Avai Rona
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Kalki (1978) is still one of my top 10 novels.

To Taua Na Moai Mau Loa, Roger and Rob


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