A diary of the century: tales from America's greatest diarist

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Kodansha International, Oct 15, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 578 pages
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America's most prolific diarist offers a generous selection from his journals, including reflections on his exchanges with such luminaries as Louis Armstrong and Eleanor Roosevelt and countless ordinary people, and his celebrated stunts as a reporter.

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A DIARY OF THE CENTURY: Tales from America's Greatest Diarist

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A sparkling if occasionally self-righteous whirlwind tour of our times, from the end of the Roaring '20s until today. Excerpted from his Guiness Book of Recordsworthy diary (more than 20 million words ... Read full review

A Diary of the Century: Tales by America's Greatest Diarist

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Ellis (A Nation in Torment, Marboro Bks., 1990) has achieved something singularly remarkable. For the past 68 years the journalist's diary has recorded his interactions with presidents, other ... Read full review


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