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Life Stories : Profiles From The New Yorker (2000)


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BiographiesBIOGRAPHY/LIFEDue 12-29-14
Published: New York : Random House, c2000
Edition:  1st ed
Description:  xii, 530 p. ; 26 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 0375503552,
Language:  English

Mr. Hunter's grave (George F. Hunter) / Secrets of the magus (Ricky Jay) / Isadora (Isadora Duncan) / The soloist (Mikhail Baryshnikov) / Time, fortune, life, Luce (Henry Robinson Luce) / Nobody better, better than nobody (Heloise) / The mountains of pi (the Chudnovsky brothers) / Covering the cops (Edna Buchanan) / Travels in Georgia (Carol Ruckdeschel) / The man who walks on air (Philippe Petit) / A house on Gramercy Park (Benjamin Sonnenberg) / How do you like it now, gentlemen? (Ernest Hemingway) / the education of a prince (Prince Michael Alexandrovitch Dmitry Obolensky Romanoff) / White like me (Anatole Broyard) / Wunderkind (Floyd Patterson) / Fifteen years of the salto mortale (Johnny Carson) / The duke in his domain (Marlon Brando) / A Pryor love (Richard Pryor) / Gone for good (Steve Blass) / Lady with a pencil (Katharine White) / Dealing with Roseanne (Roseanne Barr) / The coolhunt (Baysie Wightman and DeeDee Gordon) / Man goes to see a doctor (Max Grosskurth) / Show dog (Biff Truesdale) / Forty-one false starts (David Salle) /

Joseph Mitchell -- Mark Singer -- Janet Flanner -- Joan Acocella -- Wolcott Gibbs -- Ian Frazier -- Richard Preston -- Calvin Trillin -- John McPhee -- Calvin Tomkins -- Geoffrey Hellman -- Lillian Ross -- Alva Johnston -- Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- A.J. Liebling -- Kenneth Tynan -- Truman Capote -- Hilton Als -- Roger Angell -- Nancy Franklin -- John Lahr -- Malcolm Gladwell -- Adam Gopnik -- Susan Orlean -- Janet Malcolm

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