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A Journey Into Dorothy Parker's New York
     

A Journey Into Dorothy Parker's New York

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by Kevin C Fitzpatrick, Marion Meade
 

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Taking the reader through the New York that inspired, and was in turn inspired by, the formidable Mrs. Parker, the new edition of this guide includes never-before-seen archival photographs to illustrate Dorothy Parker’s development as a writer, a wit, and a public persona. The book uncovers her favorite bars and salons as well as her homes and offices, most of

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Taking the reader through the New York that inspired, and was in turn inspired by, the formidable Mrs. Parker, the new edition of this guide includes never-before-seen archival photographs to illustrate Dorothy Parker’s development as a writer, a wit, and a public persona. The book uncovers her favorite bars and salons as well as her homes and offices, most of which are still intact. With the charting of her colorful career, including the decade she spent as a member of the Round Table, as well as her intense private life, readers will find themselves drawn into the lavish New York City of the 1920s and 1930s.

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Wandering Educators
There is something of interest for most readers in Mr. Fitzpatrick' book of memory—clever words, drawings, photos, all deliciously clothed in the exciting mystique of Ms. Parker's New York.
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“A stunning and highly entertaining book.”  —Library Journal, on the previous edition

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781938901096
Publisher:
Roaring Forties Press
Publication date:
04/01/2013
Series:
ArtPlace
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
147
File size:
24 MB
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Meet the Author

Kevin C. Fitzpatrick is the founder of the Dorothy Parker Society, which has been featured in" National Geographic Traveler," the" New York Times," "Time Out New York," ""and" USA Today." He is the author of "The Algonquin Round Table's New York" and coeditor of "The Lost Algonquin Round Table." In conjunction with the Algonquin Hotel, he leads monthly walking tours of the former Round Table homes and haunts in Manhattan. He lives in New York City.

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Guest More than 1 year ago
Fitzpatrick provides a beautiful look at the homes and haunts of Dorothy Parker. This book is very well illustrated and includes some never before published photographs of Mrs. Parker by Roy Schatt and original artwork by Natalie Ascenios. The author clearly understands and appreciates his subject.