Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker

What Fresh Hell Is This?

Book - 2006
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Marion Meade's engrossing and comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth century's most captivating women

In this lively, absorbing biography, Marion Meade illuminates both the charm and the dark side of Dorothy Parker, exploring her days of wicked wittiness at the Algonquin Round Table with the likes of Robert Benchley, George Kaufman, and Harold Ross, and in Hollywood with S. J. Perelman, William Faulkner, and Lillian Hellman. At the dazzling center of it all, Meade gives us the flamboyant, self-destructive, and brilliant Dorothy Parker.

This edition features a new afterword by Marion Meade.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, c2006, 1987.
ISBN: 9780140116168
Branch Call Number: 818 PAR M
Characteristics: xix, 459, [16] p. of plates : ports. ; 23 cm.

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