GenÍt, a biography of Janet Flanner

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Ticknor & Fields, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 361 pages
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As the author of the New Yorker's letters from Paris for half a century, Janet Flanner knew and saw everyone and everything. Here is the passionate life of the flamboyant, chain-smoking, Scotch drinker, who captured the political, artistic and social life of the twenties and thirties. 16-page photo insert.

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Young Girl 18921909
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This Hard Gemlike Flame 19101918
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She Whom the Gods Had Made 19181921
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About the author (1989)

Brenda Wineapple is the author of "Genet: A Biography of Janet Flanner" and "Hawthorne: A Life," which received the English-Speaking Union's Ambassador Award for the Best Biography of 2003 and the Boston Book Club's Julia Ward Howe Award. She has a forthcoming book on Emily Dickinson and teaches writing in the School of the Arts at Columbia University and the MFA program at the New School University in New York.

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