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About town : The New Yorker and the world it made

Author: Ben Yagoda
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Yagoda
ISBN: 0684816059 9780684816050
OCLC Number: 1176081408
Description: 478 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Our Far-Flung Correspondence --
1. Metropolitan Life: 1919-25 --
2. Hard Questions: 1925-31 --
3. Lowlife Ascendant: 1931-41 --
4. Sophistication and Its Discontents: 1938-51 --
5. The Bland Leading the Bland: 1952-62 --
6. A Time of Tumult: 1962-71 --
7. "Love Is the Essential Word": 1972-87 --
Epilogue: The Years with Gottlieb, Brown, and Remnick: 1987-99.
Responsibility: Ben Yagoda.


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