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Author Vinciguerra, Thomas J, author.

Title Cast of characters : Wolcott Gibbs, E.B. White, James Thurber, and the golden age of the New Yorker / Thomas Vinciguerra.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : W. W. Norton & Company, [2015]


1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description x, 452 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-422) and index.
Contents A Christmas greeting to The New Yorkers" -- "Either competent or horrible" -- "A ludicrous pastime" -- "Infatuation with pinheads" -- "Boy, do I like to handle authors!" -- "Most insanely miscast" -- "An offense to the ear" -- "Pretty gummy at best" -- "A silly occupation for a grown man" -- "I am a child of the sun" -- "Always poison" -- "Flying high and fast" -- "The moral climate is against it" -- "A lot of suicidal enterprises" -- "Whose days, in any case, were numbered."
Subject New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925) -- History.
Gibbs, Wolcott, 1902-1958.
White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985.
Thurber, James, 1894-1961.
Periodicals -- Publishing -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780393240030 (hardcover)
0393240037 (hardcover)

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