Beyond that, Wallace spoke openly about his struggles with depression well before we entered the let-it-all-hang-out culture.
Wallace considers Pete Sampras a “democratic” player—chaotic and human in his attempt to figure out “what his will actually is.”
Like his Gen-X contemporaries, including Wallace, Franzen sees our modern ennui as the big bogeyman of our time.
“Somehow she said we spent a romantic night making love at the Chateau Marmont,” Richardson told Wallace.
“Our island solitude, unsponsored, free,” as Wallace Stevens put it.
“Somebody to decide when there is a dispute,” replied Wallace.
Then turning to me he asked, “You want caribou, Mr. Wallace?”
His brother Wallace was just the opposite, and knew from actual experience what a camper should, and should not, do.
Big Foot Wallace had just plunged in his hand when the man began to sob.
Needless to say that Wallace had to do the skinning and the mounting of the skeleton alone.
Wallace Wal·lace (wŏl'ĭs), Alfred Russel. 1823-1913.
British naturalist who developed a concept of evolution that paralleled the work of Charles Darwin.
British naturalist who formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection independently of Charles Darwin. Wallace spent eight years (1854-62) traveling in Malaysia and assembling evidence for his theories, which he sent to Darwin in England. Their findings were first presented to the public in 1858.