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Max Perkins

Max Perkins Book
Author : A. Scott Berg
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2013-08-01
ISBN : 147113010X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The talents Maxwell Perkins nurtured were known worldwide: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe among numerous others. But the man himself remained a mystery, a backstage presence who served these authors not only as editor but as critic, career manager, moneylender, psychoanalyst, confessor and friend. This outstanding biography, a winner of the National Book Award, is the first to explore the fascinating life of this editor extraordinaire in both professional and personal domains. It tells not only of Perkins' stormy marriage and secret twenty-five-year romance with Elizabeth Lemmon, but also of his intensely intimate relationships with the leading literary lights of the twentieth century.

The Sons of Maxwell Perkins

The Sons of Maxwell Perkins Book
Author : Maxwell Evarts Perkins,Francis Scott Fitzgerald,Ernest Hemingway,Thomas Wolfe
Publisher : Univ of South Carolina Press
Release : 2004
ISBN : 9781570035487
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The relationships between legendary Scribner's editor Maxwell Perkins and three of his most important authors--Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Thomas Wolfe--are captured in a remarkable series of more than two hundred letters that speak out on such topics as the art of writing, editing, publishing, personal rivalries, and more.

Editor to Author

Editor to Author Book
Author : Maxwell E (Maxwell Evarts) Perkins
Publisher : Hassell Street Press
Release : 2021-09-09
ISBN : 9781013729980
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

As Ever Yours

As Ever Yours Book
Author : Maxwell Evarts Perkins,Elizabeth Lemmon,Rodger L. Tarr
Publisher : Penn State Press
Release : 2003
ISBN : 9780271022543
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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First time publications of letters from 25-year correspondence between famed Charles Scribner's Sons editor Max Perkins and Virginia socialite Elizabeth Lemmon.

Goldwyn

Goldwyn Book
Author : A. Scott Berg
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2013-08-01
ISBN : 1471130061
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Samuel Goldwyn was the premier dream-maker of his era - a fierce independent force i a time when studios ruled, a producer of silver screen sagas who was, in all probability, the last Hollywood tycoon. In this riveting book, Pulitzer Prize winning biographer A. Scott Berg tells the life story of this remarkable man - a tale as rich with drama as any feature length epic and as compelling as the history of Hollywood itself.

As Ever Yours The Letters of Max Perkins and Elizabeth Lemmon

As Ever Yours  The Letters of Max Perkins and Elizabeth Lemmon Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Penn State Press
Release : 2022-08-08
ISBN : 0271047313
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Artful Edit On the Practice of Editing Yourself

The Artful Edit  On the Practice of Editing Yourself Book
Author : Susan Bell
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release : 2008-08-17
ISBN : 9780393075397
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Bell's prose is elegant and wonderfully readable in this artful guide."—Publishers Weekly The Artful Edit explores the many-faceted and often misunderstood—or simply overlooked—art of editing. The book brims with examples, quotes, and case studies, including an illuminating discussion of Max Perkins's editorial collaboration with F. Scott Fitzgerald on The Great Gatsby. Susan Bell, a veteran book editor, also offers strategic tips and exercises for self-editing and a series of remarkable interviews, taking us into the studios of successful authors such as Michael Ondaatje and Ann Patchett to learn from their various approaches to revision. Much more than a manual, The Artful Edit inspires readers to think about both the discipline and the creativity of editing and how it can enhance their work. In the computer age of lightning-quick composition, this book reminds readers that editing is not simply a spell-check. A vigorous investigation into the history and meaning of the edit, this book, like The Elements of Style, is a must-have companion for every writer.

The Only Thing That Counts

The Only Thing That Counts Book
Author : Ernest Hemingway,Maxwell Evarts Perkins
Publisher : Reaktion Books
Release : 1996
ISBN : 9781570032851
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Chronicles a legendary literary relationship & a momentous era in publishing history.

Yankee Lawyer the Autobiography of Ephraim Tutt

Yankee Lawyer  the Autobiography of Ephraim Tutt Book
Author : Arthur Train
Publisher : Good Press
Release : 2021-08-31
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Yankee Lawyer: the Autobiography of Ephraim Tutt" by Arthur Train. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

To Loot My Life Clean

To Loot My Life Clean Book
Author : Thomas Wolfe,Maxwell Evarts Perkins
Publisher : Univ of South Carolina Press
Release : 2000
ISBN : 9781570033551
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The relationship between Thomas Wolfe and his editor, Maxwell Perkins has been the subject of guesswork and anecdote for 70 years. Scholars have debated Wolfe's dependence on his editor. This volume of 251 letters should clarify the relationship and set the record straight.

Dear Scott Dear Max

Dear Scott  Dear Max Book
Author : John Kuehl
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1971
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Max Marjorie

Max   Marjorie Book
Author : Maxwell Evarts Perkins,Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings,Rodger L. Tarr
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1999
ISBN : 9780813016917
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"A treasure for anyone interested in how Max Perkins earned his reputation as the most gifted editor of all time by his sheer talent for friendship, encouragement, and sound judgment mixed with humor and tact. It equally reveals the grit and wit of his Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Their lively letters offer rare and engaging glimpses into the anatomy--and alchemy--of a bestseller and masterpiece."--Charles Scribner III "What a pleasure to read such gracious, literate, intimate and affectionate correspondence between an editor and an author. This, one can't help feeling, is the way it ought to be."--Michael Korda, author of Another Life "A wonderful illustration of the special relationship between author and editor that even today still lies at the heart of publishing. Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings was a strong and valiant character, a major talent with all the doubts and difficulties that go along with it. In Max Perkins she found a receptive spirit whose good counsel engendered confidence and abiding trust; over time, a deep friendship evolved. Watching the delicate, enduring organism of their partnership grow is both heartening and inspiring."--Jonathan Galassi, Farrar, Straus & Giroux This compelling collection of letters brings together for the first time the entire known correspondence--nearly 700 letters, notes, and wires--of the preeminent 20th-century American editor and his Pulitzer Prize-winning author. While the letters reveal an intimate portrait of the literary and personal friendship of Maxwell Perkins and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, they also constitute a remarkable history of the Scribner publishing house from 1930 to 1947, when Perkins died. Rawlings, awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1939 for The Yearling, was one of Scribner's stars in an era when publishing was difficult for women writers. Perkins was her champion, offering editorial opinion, a week-by-week critique of her work, and candid gossip about other writers he nurtured, most notably Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Thomas Wolfe. Perkins and Rawlings brought magic to their correspondence. Though four years passed before they used each other's first name, their attraction was immediate and mutual: they shared a sense of humor, concerns about health, discreet details about their marriages, a weakness for the bottle, and, at times, agonizing fits of despair. She sent him oranges from her citrus grove in north central Florida; he mailed her a steady supply of the stimulating nonfiction she loved to read while writing novels. Rawlings wrote not just to Perkins but for him. He responded--to both her life and her work--with wisdom, clarity, and generosity. The correspondence of these two superb letter writers presents an eloquent artifact of a rare literary partnership. Rodger L. Tarr, University Distinguished Professor at Illinois State University, is the editor of Short Stories by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (UPF, 1994), Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings: A Descriptive Bibliography (Pittsburgh, 1996), and Poems by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings: Songs of a Housewife (UPF, 1997).

Look Homeward Angel

Look Homeward  Angel Book
Author : Thomas Wolfe
Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
Release : 2021-01-01
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A destiny that leads the English to the Dutch is strange enough; but one that leads from Epsom into Pennsylvania, and thence into the hills that shut in Altamont over the proud coral cry of the cock, and the soft stone smile of an angel, is touched by that dark miracle of chance which makes new magic in a dusty world.

Lindbergh

Lindbergh Book
Author : A. Scott Berg
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2013-08-01
ISBN : 1471130088
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Lindbergh was the first solo pilot to cross the Atlantic non-stop from New York to Paris, in 1927. This awe-inspiring fight made him the most celebrated men of his day-a romantic symbol of the new aviation age. However, tragedy struck in 1932, where his baby was kidnapped and found dead. The unbearable trial forced Lindbergh into exile in England and France. However, his soon fasciation and involvement with the Nazi regime, resulted in public opinion turning against him. His life was at the forefront of pioneering research in aeronautics and rocketry. Also, his wife became one of the century's leading feminist voices. This biography explores the golden couple who have been considered American royalty.

Unshaken Friend

Unshaken Friend Book
Author : Malcolm Cowley
Publisher : Roberts Rinehart Pub
Release : 1985
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A two-part profile of the great editor Maxwell Perkins, who worked with Thomas Wolfe, Hemingway, and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

The Yearling

The Yearling                Book
Author : Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Publisher : Hyweb Technology Co. Ltd.
Release : 2011-11-15
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download The Yearling book written by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Old Man and the Sea

The Old Man and the Sea Book
Author : Ernest Hemingway
Publisher : Good Press
Release : 2021-08-31
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"The Old Man and the Sea" by Ernest Hemingway. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

So We Read On

So We Read On Book
Author : Maureen Corrigan
Publisher : Little, Brown
Release : 2014-09-09
ISBN : 0316230081
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The "Fresh Air" book critic investigates the enduring power of The Great Gatsby -- "The Great American Novel we all think we've read, but really haven't." Conceived nearly a century ago by a man who died believing himself a failure, it's now a revered classic and a rite of passage in the reading lives of millions. But how well do we really know The Great Gatsby? As Maureen Corrigan, Gatsby lover extraordinaire, points out, while Fitzgerald's masterpiece may be one of the most popular novels in America, many of us first read it when we were too young to fully comprehend its power. Offering a fresh perspective on what makes Gatsby great-and utterly unusual-So We Read On takes us into archives, high school classrooms, and even out onto the Long Island Sound to explore the novel's hidden depths, a journey whose revelations include Gatsby's surprising debt to hard-boiled crime fiction, its rocky path to recognition as a "classic," and its profound commentaries on the national themes of race, class, and gender. With rigor, wit, and infectious enthusiasm, Corrigan inspires us to re-experience the greatness of Gatsby and cuts to the heart of why we are, as a culture, "borne back ceaselessly" into its thrall. Along the way, she spins a new and fascinating story of her own.

The Frog King

The Frog King Book
Author : Adam Davies
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2002-08-06
ISBN : 1101126868
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Harry Driscoll is living in New York City (if you call trying to survive on an editorial assistant's salary "living"). His family is wealthy (but Harry Driscoll is not). His education is Ivy League (but what good is it doing him?). His publishing job is entry level (with no exit in sight). BUT... Harry Driscoll has a dream (if you call an unfinished manuscript hidden in the closet a "dream"). Harry Driscoll has a girl (although intercourse is out of the question). Harry Driscoll even has feelings. (He asked this girl, one day in the park, to be in his life forever--and meant it!) And the other girls? They're not the problem. (The problem is, Harry Driscoll cannot allow himself to say the word "love.")

Katzenjammer

Katzenjammer Book
Author : Jackson Tippett McCrae
Publisher : Enolam Group
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9780971553637
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A would-be writer arrives in New York City, trying to get published. Having no connections in New York, finding a job and a place to live is not easy and he is taken in (literally and figuratively) by a family of Mormons.