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A View from the Diners Club

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Vidal brings his attention to bear on a variety of subjects, from H.L. Mencken to Oscar Wilde, Ford Madox Ford and Somerset Maugham. He has fun with the letters exchanged by Henry Miller and Lawrence Durrell, deals unsparingly with Colonel Oliver North, and remembers his old friend Orson Welles.
Paperback, 288 pages
Published September 23rd 1993 by Firebird Distributing (first published November 14th 1991)
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Eugene Luther Gore Vidal was an American writer known for his essays, novels, screenplays, and Broadway plays. He was also known for his patrician manner, Transatlantic accent, and witty aphorisms. Vidal came from a distinguished political lineage; his grandfather was the senator Thomas Gore, and he later became a relation (through marriage) to Jacqueline Kennedy.

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