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The Resource Cast of characters : Wolcott Gibbs, E. B. White, James Thurber, and the golden age of the New Yorker, Thomas Vinciguerra

Cast of characters : Wolcott Gibbs, E. B. White, James Thurber, and the golden age of the New Yorker, Thomas Vinciguerra

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Cast of characters : Wolcott Gibbs, E. B. White, James Thurber, and the golden age of the New Yorker
Title
Cast of characters
Title remainder
Wolcott Gibbs, E. B. White, James Thurber, and the golden age of the New Yorker
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Vinciguerra
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"From its birth in 1925 to the early days of the Cold War, The New Yorker slowly but surely took hold as the country's most prestigious, entertaining, and informative general-interest periodical. In [this book], Thomas Vinciguerra paints a portrait of the magazine's cadre of charming, wisecracking, driven, troubled, brilliant writers and editors"--Dust jacket flap
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DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Cast of characters : Wolcott Gibbs, E. B. White, James Thurber, and the golden age of the New Yorker, Thomas Vinciguerra
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-422) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Christmas greeting to The New Yorkers" -- "Either competent or horrible" -- "A ludicrous pastime" -- "Infatuation with pinheads" -- "Boy, do I like to handle authors!" -- "Most insanely miscast" -- "An offense to the ear" -- "Pretty gummy at best" -- "A silly occupation for a grown man" -- "I am a child of the sun" -- "Always poison" -- "Flying high and fast" -- "The moral climate is against it" -- "A lot of suicidal enterprises" -- "Whose days, in any case, were numbered."
Control code
sky2ocm77745863
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 452 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393240030
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015027980
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Cast of characters : Wolcott Gibbs, E. B. White, James Thurber, and the golden age of the New Yorker, Thomas Vinciguerra
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-422) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Christmas greeting to The New Yorkers" -- "Either competent or horrible" -- "A ludicrous pastime" -- "Infatuation with pinheads" -- "Boy, do I like to handle authors!" -- "Most insanely miscast" -- "An offense to the ear" -- "Pretty gummy at best" -- "A silly occupation for a grown man" -- "I am a child of the sun" -- "Always poison" -- "Flying high and fast" -- "The moral climate is against it" -- "A lot of suicidal enterprises" -- "Whose days, in any case, were numbered."
Control code
sky2ocm77745863
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 452 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393240030
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015027980
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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