Sayings Of Dorothy Parker
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Sayings Of Dorothy Parker

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This new edition is published to coincide with the launch of a film about Dorothy Parker's life. Jennifer Jason Leigh plays the part of the scandalous young woman who worked her way up from freelance critic at "Vanity Fair" to one of the country's most renowned and quoted humorists.
Paperback, 64 pages
Published April 6th 1995 by Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd (first published 1995)
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Michael Palkowski
Inimitable, abrasive, sad and deeply funny quotes but it's such a scant collection that a lot is missed out.
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Dorothy Parker was an American writer and poet best known for her caustic wit, wisecracks, and sharp eye for 20th century urban foibles. From a conflicted and unhappy childhood, Parker rose to acclaim, both for her literary output in such venues as The New Yorker and as a founding member of the Algonquin Round Table. Following the breakup of the circle, Parker traveled to Hollywood to pursue scree...more
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