A Journey Into Dorothy Parker's New York

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Roaring Forties Press, Dec 1, 2005 - Travel - 160 pages
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Taking the reader through the New York that inspired, and was in turn inspired by, the formidable Mrs. Parker, this guide uses rarely seen archival photographs from her life to illustrate Dorothy Parker's development as a writer, a formidable wit, and a public persona. Her favorite bars and salons as well as her homes and offices, most of which are still intact, are uncovered. With the charting of her colorful career, including the decade she spent as a member of the Round Table, as well as her intense private life, readers will find themselves drawn into the lavish New York City of the 1920s and 30s.

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A fun read, part history & part travelogue. Locations are even mapped out, in case you're in NYC & want to check them out. I learned a lot about Mrs. P & her vicious circle & enjoyed the trip. Read full review

A journey into Dorothy Parker's New York

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Fitzpatrick, founder and president of the Dorothy Parker Society, has put together a stunning and highly entertaining book that combines biography, architecture, literature, and travel. It documents ... Read full review

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