Wallace Markfield Biography

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Wallace Markfield was born in Brooklyn, New York, on 12 August 1926. He was educated at Abraham Lincoln High School and at Brooklyn College, where he received his B.A. in 1947. Markfield also studied at New York University from 1948 to 1950. The milieu of New York and especially Brooklyn is everywhere in his work, particularly in his second novel, Teitlebaum's Window, which records the vicissitudes of growing up in Brooklyn in the 1930s. In the late 1940s Markfield wrote reviews for the New Leader and was its film critic in 1954-1955. He is a self-confessed movie nut and quite capable of both the erudition about film demonstrated by his intellectuals in To An Early Grave as well as the more visceral reaction to films found in the boys in Teitlebaum's Window. For twelve years, Markfield worked as a publicist for such organizations as the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds...

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