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The WriterÕs Image - Literary Portraits by Jill Krementz


Published by Boston Godine 1980, 1980
From James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA (Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)

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First Edition. Inscribed and signed by the author - photographer, Jill Krementz, to writer, Wayne Warga. Inscribed: ÒFor Wayne, who is a very dear and wonderful friend. With much love from Jill. May 15th, 1981.Ó Preface by Kurt Vonnegut. Introduction by Trudy Butner Krisher. Oversized. Fine copy in a near fine clipped dust jacket with a trace of fading to the spine and a hint of edge wear. A collection of more than a hundred black & white photographic portraits of leading modern writers, including Tennessee Williams, Rex Stout, John Updike, Anais Nin, Joan Didion, Gore Vidal, Thornton Wilder, Edward Albee, Vladimir Nabokov, Pablo Neruda, Toni Morrison, James Baldwin, Kurt Vonnegut, and so many more. From the library of journalist and novelist Wayne Warga. The youngest editor at Life Magazine at age 25, Warga reported on John F. KennedyÕs race for the Presidency, and went on to cover the Civil Rights movement for the magazine. For many years, Warga was one of the leading writers at the Los Angeles Times where he did in depth articles and features on writers and people in the arts. Later, Warga became a mystery novelist, creating three well-received bibliomysteries: Hardcover, Fatal Impressions, and Singapore Transfer, featuring Los Angeles rare book dealer, Jeffrey Dean. Bookseller Inventory # 14023E

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Title: The Writer’s Image - Literary Portraits by ...

Publisher: Boston Godine 1980

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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