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The Portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker
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Apr 22, 2010

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While I didn't read every entry in this volume, the selections I did read were real pissers! Parker's ear for "sophisticated" conversation and reflection of this in her short stories are a scream! I wasn't bowled over by her poetry, though a few made me chuckle (one of which I'll take to the grave: "Time doth flit. Oh shit!"). Personal letters and reviews are entertaining. (I'm glad we both agree on Kerouac and do not become "afire" with his prose.) Thanks Smidge for recommending the Portable Parker to me!!
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message 1: by Barbara (new)

Barbara I've had this for years, just sitting waiting for me. Maybe you're the catalyst to get me going. I've always wanted to read it.

Cheryl If you're in need of a laugh, Parker will do the trick!

message 3: by Barbara (new)

Barbara Cheryl wrote: "If you're in need of a laugh, Parker will do the trick!"

At this point, I'm always in need of a laugh. Thanks.

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