William Rodney Allen


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The United States

American author and former Professor of English at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts. He received his PhD from Duke University, and was a faculty member at LSMSA from the time the school first opened in 1983 until his retirement in 2011. He is married to Cindy Allen, a counselor at the school, and has two daughters, Emily and Claire, with her. He has many interests, which include and are not limited to playing guitar, reading, and cutting down Magnolia trees. He is also a Kurt Vonnegut fan and owns what is believed to be the last thing that Vonnegut wrote before his death in 2007, a postcard addressed to Allen.

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Conversations with Kurt Von...

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4.03 avg rating — 1,007 ratings — published 1988 — 2 editions
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The Coen Brothers: Interviews

3.82 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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Understanding Kurt Vonnegut

3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2009
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Understanding Kurt Vonnegut

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3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1991
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Walker Percy: A Southern Wa...

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1986 — 3 editions
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Instructor's Guide To Accom...

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The Heath Introduction to L...

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Slaughterhouse-Five: Critic...

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Heath Introduction to Liter...

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