The Secret Parts of Fortune: Three Decades of Intense Investigations and Edgy Enthusiasms

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Random House, 2000 - History - 799 pages
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CONTENIDO: The seventies - The eighties - The nineties and after - Three intriguing archival mysteries - The secret parts of certain icons - Two faces of paranoia - Some literary investigations - Two home visits - Some contemporary contentions - Two singers - Some personal matters - Hitler, singer, pharaoh, and Shakespearean romance.

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The secret parts of fortune: three decades of intense investigations and edgy enthusiasms

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Rosenbaum (Explaining Hitler) has collected some previously published essays that span three decades of his accomplished career as a journalist and illustrate his wide-ranging interests. The sheer ... Read full review

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Ron Rosenbaum's work has appeared in Harper's, The New Yorker, The New Republic, Esquire, and The New York Times Magazine. His book Explaining Hitler has been translated into ten languages. He writes "The Edgy Enthusiast" column for the New York Observer and is at work on his next book, on Shakespeare scholars. Aware of the controversy over authors posing with their pets on book jackets, he has not posed with his soulful cat, Stumpy (depicted here), whose comic genius is described on pages 710-15 of this volume.

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