The Man Who Was Walter Mitty: The Life and Work of James Thurber

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New Century Books, Jun 1, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 384 pages
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The first literary and personal biography of James Thurber in 25 years, The Man Who Was Walter Mitty offers new insights into the man who has been caled "America's Twentieth Century Mark Twain."

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James Thurber's (1894-1961) signature short story, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," is both fantasy and social criticism about an American daydreamer. In this biography, Fensch, a fellow Ohio ... Read full review

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Thomas has published 17 nonfiction books.

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