By Kevin C. Fitzpatrick
Taking the reader in the course of the manhattan that encouraged, and used to be in flip encouraged by way of, the ambitious Mrs. Parker, this consultant makes use of infrequently obvious archival pictures from her lifestyles to demonstrate Dorothy Parker's improvement as a author, an impressive wit, and a public personality. Her favourite bars and salons in addition to her houses and workplaces, such a lot of that are nonetheless intact, are exposed. With the charting of her colourful profession, together with the last decade she spent as a member of the around desk, in addition to her excessive deepest lifestyles, readers will locate themselves drawn into the lavish ny urban of the Twenties and 30s.
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A Journey into Dorothy Parker's New York by Kevin C. Fitzpatrick