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At the helm of America's most influential literary magazine for more than half a century, Harold Ross introduced the country to a host of exciting talent, including Robert Benchley, Alexander Woolcott, Ogden Nash, Peter Arno, Charles Addams, and Dorothy Parker. But no one could have written about this irascible, eccentric genius more affectionately or more critically than James Thurber -- an American icon in his own right -- whose portrait of Ross captures not only a complex literary giant but a historic friendship and a glorious era as well. "If you get Ross down on paper," warned Wolcott Gibbs to Thurber," nobody will ever believe it." But readers of this unforgettable memoir will find that they do.
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James Thurber was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1894. Famous for his humorous writings and illustrations, he was a staff member of The New Yorker for more than thirty years. He died in 1961.
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Book Description Signet Book., 1962. Mass-market paperback. First edition. 1st Signet printing.. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. Red page block edges. Audience: General/trade. Humorist's notes about 'the colorful, crusty, naive perfectionist who created the sophisticated New Yorker magazine, ' front cover promo. Memoir of Harold Ross by one of his discoveries and major contributors. Complete and Unabridged. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Aging to cover and paper. Seller Inventory # Alibris.65340002173
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