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Reminiscences of Thomas H. Guinzburg : oral history, 1980.

Author: Thomas H Guinzburg; Louis Sheaffer
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Boarding schools; Marine Corps, World War II; Yale, 1946-50, staff of Yale DAILY NEWS; managing editor, PARIS REVIEW, 1952-53; father's career and founding of Viking Press; work at Viking, 1953-78, as president 1962-78: royalties, book awards, competition with other publishers, best sellers, purchase of Viking Press by Penguin Books 1975, corporate relations, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' work at Viking 1975-77;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: Thomas H Guinzburg
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas H Guinzburg; Louis Sheaffer
OCLC Number: 309734245
Notes: Interviewed by Louis Sheaffer.
Description: Transcript: 612 leaves tape: 6 reels

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Boarding schools; Marine Corps, World War II; Yale, 1946-50, staff of Yale DAILY NEWS; managing editor, PARIS REVIEW, 1952-53; father's career and founding of Viking Press; work at Viking, 1953-78, as president 1962-78: royalties, book awards, competition with other publishers, best sellers, purchase of Viking Press by Penguin Books 1975, corporate relations, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' work at Viking 1975-77; dismissal, 1978, future plans; reminiscences of his father Harold K. Guinzburg, William F. Buckley, Jr., John Steinbeck, Saul Bellow, Marshall Best, the Kennedy family and many Viking editors, employees, executives and authors.

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