Books tagged: dorothy parker

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Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
A Fiery Gal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The spicy tale of a struggling New Yorker who finds an apartment suite hidden since the 1920’s and transforms into a modern day flapper who finds her place in life.
French Sketches: Cap d'Antibes and the Murphys
Series: French Sketches, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Gerald and Sara Murphy, a wealthy young American couple, arrived in Paris in 1921 and walked into the Modernist cultural revolution sweeping through France. They were charter members of the Lost Generation chronicled so poignantly by Ernest Hemingway in "The Sun Also Rises." In 1925 the couple moved into their beautiful home, the Villa America, on Cap d'Antibes where they famously entertained.
The Delaplaine Dorothy Parker - Her Essential Quotations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Here are Parker’s most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials that are available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book by that well-known Quote Monger, Andrew Delaplaine. The original illustrations are by his sister, Renee. Learn about the lady’s wit and wisdom from her very own words.