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Fame and Obscurity
     

Fame and Obscurity

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by 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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780345467232
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
273,467
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Gay Talese is a journalist and international best-selling author whose works include The Bridge (Walker & Company 2003), The Kingdom and the Power, Honor Thy Father, Thy Neighbors Wife, and Unto the Sons. Currently at work on the follow-up to Unto the Sons, he lives in New York City and Ocean City, New Jersey.

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