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The receptionist : an education at the New Yorker

Author: Janet Groth
Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From 1957 to 1978, Janet Groth served as the receptionist for one of America's greatest publications, The New Yorker. Along with the regular office tasks, like taking messages, she interacted with many of the colorful people who worked the magazine as well some of the eccentric folks who inhabited the colorful Greenwich Village scene. Here she shares her experience.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Groth, Janet, 1936-
Receptionist.
Chapel Hill, NC : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2012
(DLC) 2012003336
(OCoLC)753634663
Named Person: Janet Groth; Janet Groth
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Groth
ISBN: 9781616201586 1616201584 9781616203078 1616203072
OCLC Number: 795706979
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 229 pages)
Contents: Introduction, or, Jack spills the beans --
Homage to Mr. Berryman --
On writing, not writing, and lunching with Joe --
Remembering Muriel --
Rough passage through the New Yorker Art Department --
Party girl --
Back on reception --
Fritz --
Intermezzo --
Fritz, the denouement --
A world awry --
A new roommate --
Greece : the journey out --
Greece : the journey in --
Changing --
A Renaissance man --
Mr. Right at last --
What the receptionist received.
Responsibility: Janet Groth.
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From 1957 to 1978, Janet Groth served as the receptionist for one of America's greatest publications, The New Yorker. Along with the regular office tasks, like taking messages, she interacted with many of the colorful people who worked the magazine as well some of the eccentric folks who inhabited the colorful Greenwich Village scene. Here she shares her experience.

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