B.H. Friedman





B.H. Friedman


Born
in New York City, NY, The United States
July 27, 1926

Died
January 04, 2011


Bernard Harper Friedman was a real estate executive who gave up his business career to write well-received novels and art criticism and whose books included an early biography of Jackson Pollock.

From the time he graduated from Cornell in 1948 until the early 1960s, Mr. Friedman was by some standards a case study in postwar American business success. He worked in New York City real estate, mostly for Uris Brothers (later known as the Uris Buildings Corporation), a successful firm run by his uncles, where he rose from assistant residential manager of a single building to vice president and company director.

But he was hardly a conventional businessman. A jazz aficionado, an art collector, an experimenter with drugs (his 2006 memoir, ''Tripping
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Average rating: 4.18 · 411 ratings · 32 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
Jackson Pollock: Energy Mad...

3.58 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 1972 — 3 editions
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney...

3.75 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1978
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Tripping: A Memoir of Timot...

3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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The Polygamist

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Yarborough

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1969
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Swimming Laps:  Stories and...

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Whispers

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1972 — 2 editions
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Coming Close

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Circles

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My Case Rests

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