Harry Crews: Survival is Triumph Enough
30 minutes / Ages 13+ / 2007 / United States of America / Average:
A startling narrative of hardship, tragedy and loss by one of America's greatest novelists.
Harry Crews, prolific writer and author of Southern classics " A Feast of Snakes" , "The Gospel Singer" and "A Childhood" reveals a lifetime of extraordinary experiences and their effect on his creative and personal life. Interviewed in 2006 and 2007 by artist and filmmaker, Tyler Turkle, Crews recounts growing up in Bacon County, Georgia during the Great Depression and his near fatal childhood. In a candid, relentless delivery, Crews tells tales of his adult alcoholism, drug abuse, the tragic drowning of his first born son and the brutal, painful consequences of his own actions.