Fame and Obscurity by Professor Gay Talese
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Fame and Obscurity
By Professor Gay Talese

Fame and Obscurity

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Fame and Obscurity by Professor Gay Talese

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"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 Details

ISBN: 9780345467232
ISBN-10: 034546723X
Format: Paperback / softback
(217mm x 142mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Ivy Books
Publisher: Ivy Books
Publish Date: 13-May-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Silent Season of a Hero by Professor Gay Talese 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.

Thy Neighbor's Wife by Professor Gay Talese Thy Neighbor's Wife, Paperback / softback (January 1999)

The provocative report on American sexuality that shocked the world when it was first published in 1981, Gay Talese's chronicle of American permissiveness, before the age of AIDS, is also a uniquely personal odyssey into the author's private self. Includes a new foreword by the author. Previous publisher: Dell.

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