The gay Talese Reader: Portraits and Encounters [Audiobook] download free by Professor Gay Talese

The gay Talese Reader: Portraits and Encounters Audiobook download free by Professor Gay Talese
  • Listen audiobook: The gay Talese Reader: Portraits and Encounters
  • Author: Professor Gay Talese
  • Release date: 2003/11/5
  • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY USA
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Business, Finance and Law
  • ISBN: 9780802776754
  • Rating: 7.52 of 10
  • Votes: 851
  • Review by: Ryker Bauman
  • Review rating: 9.68 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/21
  • Duration: 3H12M14S in 256 kbps (51.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-14
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: AU, MPEG4, WAV, MP3, WMA, FLAC (compression DMG, RAR, XZ, ZIP, TAR.GZ, 7Z, AZW)
  • Total pages original book: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 15M18S (4.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: As a young reporter for The New York Times, in 1961 Gay Talese published his first book, New York-A Serendipiter's Journey, a series of vignettes and essays that began, 'New York is a city of things unnoticed. It is a city with cats sleeping under parked cars, two stone armadillos crawling up St. Patrick's Cathedral, and thousands of ants creeping on top of the Empire State Building.'Attention to detail and observation of the unnoticed is the hallmark of Gay Talese's writing, and The Gay Talese Reader brings together the best of his essays and classic profiles. This collection opens with 'New York Is a City of Things Unnoticed,' and includes 'Silent Season of a Hero' (about Joe DiMaggio), 'Ali in Havana,' and 'Looking for Hemingway' as well as several other favorite pieces. It also features a previously unpublished article on the infamous case of Lorena and John Wayne Bobbitt, and concludes with the autobiographical pieces that are among Talese's finest writings. These works give insight into the progression of a writer at the pinnacle of his craft.Whether he is detailing the unseen and sometimes quirky world of New York City or profiling Ol' Blue Eyes in 'Frank Sinatra Has a Cold,' Talese captures his subjects-be they famous, infamous, or merely unusual-in his own inimitable, elegant fashion. The essays and profiles collected in The Gay Talese Reader are works of art, each carefully crafted to create a portrait of an unforgettable individual, place or moment.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Essays, Journalistic Style Guides, Anthologies (non-poetry), Media, Information & Communication Industries
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 18.81 USD
  • Dimensions: 139.7x205.74x25.4mm
  • Weight: 317.51g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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