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F.P.A., the life and times of Franklin Pierce Adams

Author: Sally Ashley
Publisher: New York : Beaufort Books, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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No New York City name was better known than Franklin Pierce Adams, no printed space more coveted than the top of his column, "The Conning Tower." The column appeared consecutively from 1904-1937. No other by-line before or since has matched that record of thirty-three straight years; F.P.A. was the Lou Gehrig of newspaper columnists, and while his column at its height was syndicated in only six papers, everybody  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ashley, Sally.
F.P.A., the life and times of Franklin Pierce Adams.
New York : Beaufort Books, 1986
(OCoLC)559333794
Named Person: Franklin P Adams; Franklin P Adams; Franklin P Adams
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Ashley
ISBN: 0825302560 9780825302565
OCLC Number: 12807076
Description: 266 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: FPA, the life and times of Franklin Pierce Adams
Responsibility: Sally Ashley.

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No New York City name was better known than Franklin Pierce Adams, no printed space more coveted than the top of his column, "The Conning Tower." The column appeared consecutively from 1904-1937. No other by-line before or since has matched that record of thirty-three straight years; F.P.A. was the Lou Gehrig of newspaper columnists, and while his column at its height was syndicated in only six papers, everybody read it. - p. 12.

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