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T. CORAGHESSAN BOYLE. Lecture Recordings; Apr. 27, 2007. 2 audiocassettes.

T. Coraghessan Boyle (also known as T. C. Boyle, born Thomas John Boyle) was born in Peekskill, New York, in 1948. He earned a bachelor's degree in English and history at the State University of New York at Potsdam in 1968. He later graduated with a master of fine arts degree from the Iowa Writer's Workshop in 1974, and a doctorate in British literature in 1977. He has taught in the English Department at the University of Southern California since 1978. Boyle has written several novels and books of short stories. His award-winning novels include World's End (Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction, 1987) and Tortilla Curtain (Prix Medicis Etranger, France, 1995). T. Coraghessan Boyle currently resides in Santa Barbara, California.

The collection consists of two audiocassette recordings of a lecture given by novelist and short story writer T. Coraghessan Boyle at the University of Alaska Anchorage on the evening of April 27, 1948. Both audiocassettes are 120 minutes in length.

The collection was presented to the archives by John Dede in 2007. The speaker retains the copyright to the recording, which may not be duplicated or transcribed.

JAS (11/2007)