A Journey into Dorothy Parker's New York - download pdf or read online

By Kevin C. Fitzpatrick

ISBN-10: 1458785440

ISBN-13: 9781458785442

Taking the reader in the course of the manhattan that encouraged, and was once in flip encouraged through, the ambitious Mrs. Parker, this consultant makes use of hardly visible archival images from her existence to demonstrate Dorothy Parker's improvement as a author, a powerful wit, and a public character. Her favourite bars and salons in addition to her houses and places of work, such a lot of that are nonetheless intact, are exposed. With the charting of her colourful profession, together with the last decade she spent as a member of the around desk, in addition to her extreme deepest lifestyles, readers will locate themselves drawn into the lavish big apple urban of the Nineteen Twenties and 30s.

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