Onward and upward: a biography of Katharine S. White

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Harper & Row, 1987 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 300 pages
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Traces the life of the long-time New Yorker editor, describes her marriage and family, and examines her relationship with contributing writers

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Katharine Sergeant Angell White, 1892-1977. I too am grateful that Linda H. Davis has written this biography of Katharine S. White. I love knowing about this woman, daughter of an old New England ... Read full review

Onward and upward: a biography of Katharine S. White

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Katharine White worked at the New Yorker for more than 35 years. She began as a reader of manuscripts and ended her career there as a valued editor. She never became as well known as her husband, E.B ... Read full review


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Linda H. Davis is the author of "Onward and Upward: A Biography of Katharine S. White "and "Badge of Courage: The Life of Stephen Crane," She lives with her husband and two children in Harvard, Massachusetts.

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