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Gathering Evidence

Gathering Evidence

(1986)
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Written with a dark pain and drama that recalls the novels of Dickens, Gathering Evidence is a powerful and compelling memoir of youth by one of the twentieth century's most gifted writers. Born in 1931, the illegitimate child of an abandoned mother, Thomas Bernhard was brought up by an eccentric grandmother and an adored grandfather. Tormented as a young student in rightwing, Catholic Austria, Bernhard ran away from home aged fifteen. At eighteen, he contracted pneumonia. Placed in a hospital ward for the old and terminally ill, he observed with unflinching acuity protracted suffering and death. From the age of 21, everything he wrote was shaped by the urgency of a dying man's testament - his witness, the quintessence of his life and knowledge - and where this account of his life ends, his art begins.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 1997 : USA Hardback
Title: Gathering Evidence
Author(s): Thomas Bernhard
ISBN: 0-517-17844-3 / 978-0-517-17844-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
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January 1986 : USA Hardback
Title: Gathering Evidence: A Memoir
Author(s): Thomas Bernhard
ISBN: 0-394-54707-1 / 978-0-394-54707-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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Paperback Editions

November 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: Gathering Evidence & My Prizes: A Memoir (Vintage International)
Author(s): Thomas Bernhard
ISBN: 1-4000-7762-1 / 978-1-4000-7762-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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March 2003 : UK Paperback
Title: Gathering Evidence
Author(s): Thomas Bernhard
ISBN: 0-09-944253-1 / 978-0-09-944253-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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November 1994 : UK Paperback
Title: Gathering Evidence: A Memoir
Author(s): Thomas Bernhard
ISBN: 0-09-977790-8 / 978-0-09-977790-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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June 1993 : USA Paperback
Title: Gathering Evidence: A Memoir
Author(s): Thomas Bernhard
ISBN: 0-679-73809-6 / 978-0-679-73809-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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