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The Resource Life stories : profiles from The New Yorker, edited by David Remnick

Life stories : profiles from The New Yorker, edited by David Remnick

Label
Life stories : profiles from The New Yorker
Title
Life stories
Title remainder
profiles from The New Yorker
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Remnick
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Summary
An anthology of biographical profiles from "The New Yorker" covers some of the most influential and infamous people of the century, from Ernest Hemingway and Legs Diamond to Adolf Hitler and Edith Wharton
Biography type
collective biography
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205320
Cataloging source
DLC
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New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925)
Dewey number
920.073
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Remnick, David
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True
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  • Biography
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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profiles from The New Yorker
Label
Life stories : profiles from The New Yorker, edited by David Remnick
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Publication
Contents
  • Mr. Hunter's grave (George F. Hunter) / Joseph Mitchell -- Secrets of the Magus (Ricky Jay) / Mark Singer -- Isadora (Isadora Duncan) / Janet Flanner -- The soloist (Mikhail Baryshnikov) / Joan Acocella -- Time, fortune, life, Luce (Henry Robinson Luce) / Wolcott Gibbs -- Nobody better, better than nobody (Heloise) / Ian Frazier -- The mountains of Pi (the Chudnovsky Brothers) / richard Preston -- Covering the cops (Edna Buchanan) / Calvin Trillin -- Travels in Georgia (Carol Ruckdeschel) / John McPhee -- The man who walks on air (Philippe Petit) / Calvin Tomkins -- A house on Gramercy Park (Benjamin Sonnenberg) / Geoffrey Hellman --
  • Fifteen years of the salto mortale (Johnny Carson)
  • Kenneth Tynan
  • The duke in his domain (Marlon Brando)
  • Truman Capote
  • A Pryor love (Richard Pryor)
  • Hilton Als
  • Gone for good (Steve Blass)
  • Roger Angell
  • Lady with a pencil (Katharine White)
  • Nancy Franklin
  • How do you like it now, gentlemen? (Ernest Hemingway)
  • Dealing with Roseanne (Roseanne Barr)
  • John Lahr
  • The coolhunt (Baysie Wightman and DeeDee Gordon)
  • Malcolm Gladwell
  • Man goes to see a doctor (Max Grosskurth)
  • Adam Gopnik
  • Show dog (Biff Truesdale)
  • Susan Orlean
  • Forty-one false starts (David Salle)
  • Janet Malcolm
  • Lillian Ross
  • the education of a prince (Prince Michael Alexandrovitch Dmitry Obolensky Romanoff)
  • Alva Johnston
  • White like me (Anatole Broyard)
  • Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
  • Wunderkind (Floyd Patterson)
  • A.J. Liebling
Control code
ocm42786135
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 530 p.
Isbn
9780375503559
Lccn
99053712
System control number
(Sirsi) ABV-8161
Label
Life stories : profiles from The New Yorker, edited by David Remnick
Publication
Contents
  • Mr. Hunter's grave (George F. Hunter) / Joseph Mitchell -- Secrets of the Magus (Ricky Jay) / Mark Singer -- Isadora (Isadora Duncan) / Janet Flanner -- The soloist (Mikhail Baryshnikov) / Joan Acocella -- Time, fortune, life, Luce (Henry Robinson Luce) / Wolcott Gibbs -- Nobody better, better than nobody (Heloise) / Ian Frazier -- The mountains of Pi (the Chudnovsky Brothers) / richard Preston -- Covering the cops (Edna Buchanan) / Calvin Trillin -- Travels in Georgia (Carol Ruckdeschel) / John McPhee -- The man who walks on air (Philippe Petit) / Calvin Tomkins -- A house on Gramercy Park (Benjamin Sonnenberg) / Geoffrey Hellman --
  • Fifteen years of the salto mortale (Johnny Carson)
  • Kenneth Tynan
  • The duke in his domain (Marlon Brando)
  • Truman Capote
  • A Pryor love (Richard Pryor)
  • Hilton Als
  • Gone for good (Steve Blass)
  • Roger Angell
  • Lady with a pencil (Katharine White)
  • Nancy Franklin
  • How do you like it now, gentlemen? (Ernest Hemingway)
  • Dealing with Roseanne (Roseanne Barr)
  • John Lahr
  • The coolhunt (Baysie Wightman and DeeDee Gordon)
  • Malcolm Gladwell
  • Man goes to see a doctor (Max Grosskurth)
  • Adam Gopnik
  • Show dog (Biff Truesdale)
  • Susan Orlean
  • Forty-one false starts (David Salle)
  • Janet Malcolm
  • Lillian Ross
  • the education of a prince (Prince Michael Alexandrovitch Dmitry Obolensky Romanoff)
  • Alva Johnston
  • White like me (Anatole Broyard)
  • Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
  • Wunderkind (Floyd Patterson)
  • A.J. Liebling
Control code
ocm42786135
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 530 p.
Isbn
9780375503559
Lccn
99053712
System control number
(Sirsi) ABV-8161

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