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Remembering Mr. Maugham

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MemoirCharacters: 2 maleRemembering Mr. Maugham is an intimate glimpse into the life of W. Somerset Maugham - one of the most brilliant, prolific and secretive writers of the 20th century. This graceful two-character, one-act play adapted by Garson Kanin from his memoir is a treasure trove of private conversations, amusing anecdotes and candid recollections of his beloved ...more
Paperback, 54 pages
Published November 24th 2010 by Samuel French Trade
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Garson Kanin

Remembering Mr. Maugham

Atheneum, Hardback, First Edition, 1966.

Foreword by Noel Coward


Mr. Kanin does not say the easy thing: 'Hey, look at me, I knew a great writer.' He says, 'I happen to be lucky enough to have known a great man who happened to be a writer, and I feel I must make you share with me the precious moments that gave me this knowledge.'

These words of Jerome Weidman, printed on the back of the book's dust jacket, are probably the
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Garson Kanin was an American actor, director and writer, working both on stage and screen. He was married to Ruth Gordon, with whom he wrote several screenplays.
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