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Mencken : a life

Author: Fred Colby Hobson
Publisher: Baltimore (Md) ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.
Series: Maryland paperback bookshelf.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

When H.L. Mencken died in 1956, he left behind well-ordered diaries, letters and personal papers that are collected here in this text. The work quotes from Mencken's writings on subjects including  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Henry Louis Mencken
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Colby Hobson
ISBN: 0801852382 9780801852381
OCLC Number: 489792012
Notes: Première publication : New York : Random House, cop.1994.
Description: 1 vol. (XX-650 p.) : ill., couv. ilL. ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Maryland paperback bookshelf.
Responsibility: Fred Hobson.


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"A heroic undertaking...done in the best narrative tradition of biography."--C. Vann Woodward, 'The New Republic' "A classic biography...Warmly partisan yet coolly judgmental, it tells a riveting Read more...

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