9781582435015

The Long-Winded Lady Notes from The New Yorker

  • ISBN 13:

    9781582435015

  • ISBN 10:

    1582435014

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/07/2009
  • Publisher: Counterpoint

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Summary

From 1954 to 1981, Maeve Brennan wrote for The New Yorker’s “Talk of the Town” department under the pen name “The Long-Winded Lady.” Her unforgettable sketches—prose snapshots of life in small restaurants, cheap hotels, and crowded streets of Times Square and the Village—together form a timeless, bittersweet tribute to what she called the “most reckless, most ambitious, most confused, most comical, the saddest and coldest and most human of cities.” First published in 1969, The Long-Winded Lady is a celebration of one of The New Yorker’s finest writers.

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