Fame and Obscurity
A Book about New York, a Bridge, and Celebrities on the Edge . . .
By (author) Professor Gay Talese
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Fame and Obscurity by Professor Gay Talese
Book Description"Fascinating . . . Poignant." The Wall Street Journal In this extraordinary work of insight and interviews, bestselling author Gay Talese shares with us the lives of those we don't know and those we might wish we did: Frank Sinatra, Joe DiMaggio, Manhattan mobsters, Bowery bums, and many others -- fascinating men and women who define our country's spirit and lead us to an understanding of ourselves as a nation. From the Paperback edition.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780345467232
(217mm x 142mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Ivy Books
Publisher: Ivy Books
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1995
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Professor Gay Talese
Bridge, Hardback (October 2014)
For the first time in paperback, this is Talese's riveting drama of politics and courage, as well as a demonstration of his skills as a reporter and a storyteller as he documents the building of the Verrazano narrows bridge. 23 photos.
Silent Season of a Hero, Paperback / softback (October 2010)
Chronicling Talese's sports writing spanning six decades, from high school and college to his signature adult journalism--and including several never-before-published pieces--this volume is a unique collection from one of America's most celebrated journalists.
Honor Thy Father, Paperback / softback (April 2009)» View all books by Professor Gay Talese
The acclaimed author of Unto the Sons penetrates the silence and secrecy of the Mafia and offers an intimate look at a powerful--and vanishing--way of life. "An invaluable document".--The New York Times Book Review.
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