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Minority report : H.L. Mencken's notebooks.

Author: H L Mencken; George H Thompson; George H. Thompson Collection of Henry Louis Mencken.
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997, ©1956.
Series: Maryland paperback bookshelf.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Johns Hopkins paperbacks edView all editions and formats
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"In 1956 Mencken could look back on a long and distinguished career that included years at the top of his profession, the publication of three volumes of memoirs, and a steady stream of journalism that made him loved and hated, sometimes by the same person. For Minority Report, he read through his notebooks, extracting those pieces he thought most true, most pertinent, most precise, or most likely to blow the dust  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc
Named Person: H L Mencken; H L Mencken
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H L Mencken; George H Thompson; George H. Thompson Collection of Henry Louis Mencken.
ISBN: 0801856582 9780801856587
OCLC Number: 36241768
Description: viii, 293 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Maryland paperback bookshelf.
Other Titles: H.L. Mencken's noteboooks
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In 1956, at the end of his career, Mencken had produced three volumes of memoirs and steady stream of journalism. For this book, he collected those pieces he thought most true, most pertinent, or  Read more...

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"He is a delight to read--a little at a time, which one must do in order to fully enjoy the old master's sledgehammer effect."--'San Francisco Chronicle'

 
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