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Marion Meade's engrossing and comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth century's most captivating women
In this lively, absorbing biography, Marion Meade illuminates both the charm and the dark side of Dorothy Parker, exploring her days of wicked wittiness at the Algonquin Round Table with the likes of Robert Benchley, George Kaufman, and Harold Ross, and in Hollywood with S. J. Perelman, William Faulkner, and Lillian Hellman. At the dazzling center of it all, Meade gives us the flamboyant, self-destructive, and brilliant Dorothy Parker.
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This biography of one of America's great 20th century humorists traces her climb to celebrity status in New York during the 1920s and 1930s. It tells of her three broken marriages, her personal tragedies and her relationships with key figures like Lillian Hellman and Scott Fitzgerald.

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Dorothy Parker Traces the life of the American journalist, screenwriter, and wit, describes her relationships with the other members of the Algonquin Round Table, and attempts to portray her complex personality. Full description

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