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Life stories : [profiles from the New Yorker]

Author: David Remnick; Philip Bosco; Amy Irving; Alton Fitzgerald White
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Random House, c2000.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When they were first published in the magazine, these biographies brought insight, amusement, understanding, and, often, joy or sorrow to those who read them. Gathered together here, in Life Stories, they provide us with an album of our era, a rich and diverse appraisal of some of the most prominent members of an entire century's cast."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: David Remnick; Philip Bosco; Amy Irving; Alton Fitzgerald White
ISBN: 0375409521 9780375409523
OCLC Number: 43618952
Notes: Unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Philip Bosco, Amy Irving, & Alton Fitzgerald White.
Description: 6 sound cassettes : analog, Dolby processed.
Contents: How do you like it now, gentlemen? (Ernest Hemingway) / Lillian Ross --
Wunderkind (Floyd Patterson) / A.J. Liebling --
Lady with a pencil (Katharine White) / Nancy Franklin --
A Pryor love (Richard Pryor) / Hilton Als --
The duke in his domain (Marlon Brando) / Truman Capote --
Isadora (Isadora Duncan) / Janet Flanner --
Mr. Hunter's grave (George H. Hunter) / Joseph Mitchell --
The man who walks on air (Philippe Petit) / Calvin Tomkins --
Nobody better, better than nobody (Heloise) / Ian Frazier --
The coolhunt (Baysie Wightman and DeeDee Gordon) / Malcolm Gladwell --
Covering the cops (Edna Buchanan) / Calvin Trillin --
Show dog (Biff Truesdale) / Susan Orlean.
Other Titles: New Yorker (Magazine)
Responsibility: [edited by David Remnick].

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"When they were first published in the magazine, these biographies brought insight, amusement, understanding, and, often, joy or sorrow to those who read them. Gathered together here, in Life Stories, they provide us with an album of our era, a rich and diverse appraisal of some of the most prominent members of an entire century's cast."

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