Collection ID: LMC 3017
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Summary

Abstract:
The Wakefield mss. II, 1995-2002 collection consists of materials related to the film adaptation of Going All the Way by novelist, journalist, and screenwriter Dan Wakefield, 1932-
Extent:
1 Box and 5 folios (Oversize)
Language:
English .
Preferred citation:

[Item], Wakefield mss. II, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Background

Biographical / Historical:

Dan Wakefield, 1932- , is a Hoosier novelist, journalist, and screenwriter. He was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana and graduated with honors from New York City's Columbia College in 1955. Pursuing a career as a journalist, Wakefield wrote about political and social issues for The Nation, Harper's, The Atlantic Monthly, and other publications. Eventually he turned to fiction and wrote the best selling novels Going All the Way (1970) and Starting Over (1973), both of which were later adapted into feature films. Additionally, Wakefield has addressed spiritual concerns, namely in his nonfiction books Creating from the Spirit (1996) and How Do We Know When It's God?: A Spiritual Memoir (1999). Over the years, he has taught writing at various academic institutions. From 1994 to 2010, he held the position of Writer in Residence at Florida International University in Miami. He currently teaches in the low-residency MFA in Writing Program at Converse College in Spartanburg, S.C.

Scope and Content:

This collection contains materials related to the film adaptation of Dan Wakefield's Going All the Way, including news clippings, pictures, and audio recordings

Acquisition information:
Gifted 2023
Arrangement:

This collection is arranged into three major sections: I. News, II. Going All the Way read by Ben Affleck, III. Miscellaneous

Physical location:
ALF (Auxiliary Library Facility)

Access

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PREFERRED CITATION:

[Item], Wakefield mss. II, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
1200 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500, USA
CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
CONTACT:
(812) 855-2452
liblilly@indiana.edu