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My Columbia : reminiscences of university life

Author: Ashbel Green
Publisher: [New York] : Columbia University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"During its 250-year history, Columbia University has been home to and has produced a remarkable array of writers, poets, scholars, scientists, and statesmen - many of whom have written eloquently about their experiences at the university. Excerpting memoirs, novels, and poems, My Columbia collects a broad range of these reminiscences into a collective portrait of a university and the city of which it is such a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ashbel Green
ISBN: 023113486X 9780231134866
OCLC Number: 57180478
Notes: Illustrated lining papers.
Description: viii, 449 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: George Templeton Strong --
Michael Pupin --
Annie Nathan Meyer --
James Earl Russell --
Virginia Gildersleeve --
Nicholas Murray Butler --
John Erskine --
Lloyd Morris --
Bennett Cerf --
Irwin Edman --
Mark Van Doren --
Margaret Mead --
Sidney Hook --
Whittaker Chambers --
William O. Douglas --
Morris Lapidus --
Zora Neale Hurston --
John Berryman --
James Wechsler --
Erwin Chargaff --
Thomas Merton --
Louis Simpson --
Jack Kerouac --
Herman Wouk --
Jacques Barzun --
Otto Luening --
John Hollander --
Charles Townes --
Norman Podhoretz --
Charles Peters --
Max Frankel --
Carolyn Heilbrun --
Dan Wakefield --
Courtney Brown --
Dwight D. Eisenhower --
Patrick J. Buchanan --
Mary Gordon --
Paul Auster --
David Lehman --
James Simon Kunen --
Darryl Pinckney --
Diana Trilling --
Ron Padgett --
Edward Koren.
Responsibility: edited by Ashbel Green.

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"During its 250-year history, Columbia University has been home to and has produced a remarkable array of writers, poets, scholars, scientists, and statesmen - many of whom have written eloquently about their experiences at the university. Excerpting memoirs, novels, and poems, My Columbia collects a broad range of these reminiscences into a collective portrait of a university and the city of which it is such a vital part."--BOOK JACKET.

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