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George, being George : George Plimpton's life as told, admired, deplored, and envied by 200 friends, relatives, lovers, acquaintances, rivals- and a few unappreciative observers

Author: Nelson W Aldrich
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of poignant, hilarious, and candid reflections by more than two hundred friends, colleagues, and family members shares memories of the iconic creator of "participatory journalism," following Plimpton's life from his privileged youth to his literary and journalism career in accounts by such notables as William Styron, Norman Mailer, and Calvin Trillin.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George Plimpton; George Plimpton
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nelson W Aldrich
ISBN: 9781400063987 1400063981
OCLC Number: 181072666
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 423 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: George's storied background --
Sightings of George at school: 1934-1952 --
Creation myths of the Paris review: 1952-1955 --
Mounting celebrity: 1955-1963 --
George Agog: 1963-1973 --
Puss and Mister Puss: 1973-1983 --
George is George to the end: 1983-2003 --
Epilogue: Blessed George, who could bless.
Responsibility: edited by Nelson W. Aldrich, Jr.
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A collection of poignant, hilarious, and candid reflections by more than two hundred friends, colleagues, and family members shares memories of the iconic creator of "participatory journalism," following Plimpton's life from his privileged youth to his literary and journalism career in accounts by such notables as William Styron, Norman Mailer, and Calvin Trillin.

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