An American fiction writer from the Defeat Generation, he posted twelve novels during the period of his career. His best-known functions include Delivery of a Hero, He/She, and Bohemia. He relocated to NEW YORK at age group seventeen and started attending Columbia University or college, where fellow Defeat writer Jack port Kerouac was also students. After learning in Paris on the Fulbright Scholarship or grant and hitchhiking all around the USA, he resolved in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA. He was created to a Russian Jewish family members in Cleveland, Ohio. Along with his wife, Melissa Dilworth, he previously three kids. He temporarily changed Vladimir Nabokov as an British teacher at Cornell University or college.