Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This?

Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This?

by Marion Meade, Grace Conlin
     
 

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She was known for her outrageous one-liners, her ruthless theater criticism, her clever verses and bittersweet stories, but there was another side to Dorothy Parker; a private life set on a course of destruction. She suffered through two divorces, a string of affairs, a lifelong problem with alcohol, and several suicide attempts.In this lively, absorbing biography,

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She was known for her outrageous one-liners, her ruthless theater criticism, her clever verses and bittersweet stories, but there was another side to Dorothy Parker; a private life set on a course of destruction. She suffered through two divorces, a string of affairs, a lifelong problem with alcohol, and several suicide attempts.In this lively, absorbing biography, Marion Meade illuminates both the dark side, and the brilliance of Dorothy Parker.

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A paper reprint of the fine biography first published by Random House in 1988. No coherent bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786108701
Publisher:
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/2012
Edition description:
Unabridged, 12 Cassettes
Pages:
12
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.24(h) x 2.38(d)

Meet the Author

MARION MEADE is the author of Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell is This? She has also written biographies of Woody Allen, Buster Keaton, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Madame Blavatsky, and Victoria Woodhull, as well as two novels about medieval France. She lives in New York City.

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