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American Cassandra: The Life of Dorothy Thompson

Kurth, Peter

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ISBN 10: 0316507237 / ISBN 13: 9780316507233
Published by Little Brown and Company, Boston, MA, 1990
Condition: very good, good
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587, illus., notes and sources, index, DJ has no price but rear cover does not have BC mark, sticker residue on front endpaper. Extensive biography of the famous journalist and wife to Sinclair Lewis. In 1939, in a Time magazine cover story, she was called the most influential woman in America next to Eleanor Roosevelt. This book brings to life the brilliant and complicated woman behind one of the most spectacular careers in American letters, vividly recreating the backdrop of world events that this controversial journalist witnessed and helped to shape. The popular yet controversial journalist's reach extended from presidents and prime ministers to the millions who read her opinionated, hard-hitting newspaper column "On the Road. ". Bookseller Inventory # 44238

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Title: American Cassandra: The Life of Dorothy ...

Publisher: Little Brown and Company, Boston, MA

Publication Date: 1990

Book Condition: very good, good

Edition: First Edition. First Printing.

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Explores the remarkable life of the American journalist, discussing her advisory roles to Churchill and Roosevelt, her marriage to Sinclair Lewis, her lengthy career, and her troubled personal life

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