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Product Description: A superb new collection from the illustrious career of Gay Talese, "the most important nonfiction writer of his generation" (David Halberstam). Admired by generations of reporters, Gay Talese has for more than six decades enriched American journalism with an unmatched ability to inhabit the worlds of his subjects...read more

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9781632867469 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, January 17, 2017, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A superb new collection from the illustrious career of Gay Talese, "the most important nonfiction writer of his generation" (David Halberstam).

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Product Description: On January 7, 1980, in the run-up to the publication of his landmark bestseller Thy Neighbor’s Wife, Gay Talese received an anonymous letter from a man in Colorado. “Since learning of your long awaited study of coast-to-coast sex in America,” the letter began, “I feel I have important information that I could contribute to its contents or to contents of a future book...read more

Hardcover:

9780802125811 | Grove Pr, July 12, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: On January 7, 1980, in the run-up to the publication of his landmark bestseller Thy Neighbor’s Wife, Gay Talese received an anonymous letter from a man in Colorado.

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Product Description: Toward the end of 1964, the Verrazano Narrows Bridge-linking the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island-was completed. Fifty years later, it remains an engineering marvel. At 13,700 feet (more than two and a half miles), it is still the longest suspension bridge in the United States and the sixth longest in the world...read more

Hardcover:

9781620406663 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, October 28, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Toward the end of 1964, the Verrazano Narrows Bridge-linking the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island-was completed.

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Product Description: Desde que allá por los años sesenta Gay Talese irrumpiera en el mundo del periodismo para revolucionar sus formas y cambiar para siempre la manera de afrontar un reportaje, sus artículos han servido de modelo a generaciones de escritores...read more

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9788420406022 | Italian edition edition (Alfaguara, November 30, 2010), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Desde que allá por los años sesenta Gay Talese irrumpiera en el mundo del periodismo para revolucionar sus formas y cambiar para siempre la manera de afrontar un reportaje, sus artículos han servido de modelo a generaciones de escritores.

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Product Description: One of America's most acclaimed writers and journalists, Gay Talese has been fascinated by sports throughout his life. At age fifteen he became a sports reporter for his Ocean City High School newspaper; four years later, as sports editor of the University of Alabama's Crimson-White, he began to employ devices more common in fiction, such as establishing a "scene" with minute details-a technique that would later make him famous...read more

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9780802777539 | Reprint edition (Walker & Co, September 28, 2010), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: One of America's most acclaimed writers and journalists, Gay Talese has been fascinated by sports throughout his life.

A factual narrative of the sexual experiences of dozens of well-known and ordinary men and women provides surprising commentary on America's changing sexual mores

Hardcover:

9780385006323 | Doubleday, April 1, 1980, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A factual narrative of the sexual experiences of dozens of well-known and ordinary men and women provides surprising commentary on America's changing sexual mores

Paperback:

9780061665431 | Updated edition (Perennial, April 1, 2009), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The provocative classic work newly updatedAn intimate personal odyssey across America's changing sexual landscapeWhen first published, Gay Talese's 1981 groundbreaking work, Thy Neighbor's Wife, shocked a nation with its powerful, eye-opening revelations about the sexual activities and proclivities of the American public in the era before AIDS.
9780345472700 | Ivy Books, January 1, 1995, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: "Engrossing and provocative.
9780804110594 | Reprint edition (Ivy Books, March 1, 1993), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: A factual narrative of the sexual experiences of dozens of well-known and ordinary men and women provides surprising commentary on America's changing sexual mores

Miscellaneous:

9780061872280 | Harpercollins, June 16, 2009, cover price $9.99

Creates a portrait of everyday life within the Mafia world by focusing on three generations of the Bonanno family

Paperback:

9780061665363 | Updated edition (Perennial, April 1, 2009), cover price $14.99
9780804110587 | Ivy Books, April 1, 1992, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Creates a portrait of everyday life within the Mafia world by focusing on three generations of the Bonanno family

Miscellaneous:

9780061872006 | Harpercollins, June 16, 2009, cover price $9.99

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The former reporter and best-selling author of Unto the Sons journeys behind the scenes of the world's most powerful newspaper to examine the public and private lives of the paper's founders, the power struggles and intrigues that nearly destroyed it, and the turnaround that led it to new success and influence. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9780812977684 | Reprint edition (Random House Inc, January 9, 2007), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The former reporter and best-selling author of Unto the Sons journeys behind the scenes of the world's most powerful newspaper to examine the public and private lives of the paper's founders, the power struggles and intrigues that nearly destroyed it, and the turnaround that led it to new success and influence.

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Spanning more than a century, a compelling collection of then-and-now photographs, selected from the archives of The New York Times, captures the diverse landscapes, people, neighborhoods, landmarks, memorable events, everyday city scenes, and other important facets of New York City.
By New York Times Company and Gay Talese (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9780810949423 | Harry N Abrams Inc, October 1, 2006, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Spanning more than a century, a compelling collection of then-and-now photographs, selected from the archives of The New York Times, captures the diverse landscapes, people, neighborhoods, landmarks, memorable events, everyday city scenes, and other important facets of New York City.

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The essence of the Italian-American experience is portrayed in a family saga that begins in a small Italian village and spans three generations and two world wars. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780679410348 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 1, 1992, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The essence of the Italian-American experience is portrayed in a family saga that begins in a small Italian village and spans three generations and two world wars

Paperback:

9780812976069 | Reprint edition (Random House Inc, April 25, 2006), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: The essence of the Italian-American experience is portrayed in a family saga that begins in a small Italian village and spans three generations and two world wars.
9780345463425 | Ballantine Books, March 1, 1995, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: "An Italian ROOTS.
9780804110334 | Reprint edition (Ivy Books, March 1, 1993), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: The essence of the Italian-American experience is portrayed in a family saga that begins in a small Italian village and spans three generations and two world wars

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780679411246 | Random House, February 1, 1992, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: "An Italian ROOTS.

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An impassioned and candid memoir by the influential writer shares his personal and professional life as he reflects on the events, personalities, places, and ideas that have shaped his life and work, from the civil rights struggle and changing American sexual mores to memorable people, both famous and not, whom he has profiled. Simultaneous.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780739325285 | Abridged edition (Random House, April 25, 2006), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The influential writer shares the events, personalities, places, and ideas that have shaped his life and work, from the civil rights struggle and changing American sexual mores to memorable people, both famous and not, whom he has profiled.

A collection of outstanding essays, profiles, and articles by the author of Honor Thy Father includes such works as 'New York Is a City of Things Unnoticed,' 'Silent Season of a Hero,' 'Ali in Havana,' and 'Frank Sinatra Has a Cold,' as well as a previously unpublished article on the infamous Bobbitt case and a collection of autobiographical writings. Original. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780802776754 | Walker & Co, October 1, 2003, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A collection of outstanding essays, profiles, and articles by the author of Honor Thy Father includes such works as 'New York Is a City of Things Unnoticed,' 'Silent Season of a Hero,' 'Ali in Havana,' and 'Frank Sinatra Has a Cold,' as well as a previously unpublished article on the infamous Bobbitt case and a collection of autobiographical writings.

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Paperback:

9781400039203 | Goldmann Wilhelm Verlag Gmbh, January 1, 2003, cover price $29.00
9783442839742 | Goldmann Wilhelm Verlag Gmbh, November 1, 2000, cover price $27.00

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Follows the construction of the longest suspension bridge in the United States, the two-and-a-half mile-long Verrazano-Narrows Bridge which connects the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780802776440 | Walker & Co, December 1, 2002, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Follows the construction of the longest suspension bridge in the United States, the two-and-a-half mile-long Verrazano-Narrows Bridge which connects the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island.

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By Gay Talese (editor)

Hardcover:

9780970263810 | Natl Italian Amer Fndtn, January 1, 2001, cover price $45.00

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Product Description: Softcover published by HarperCollins, N.Y., 1995, 339 pages.

Paperback:

9780060465872 | Harpercollins College Div, September 1, 1995, cover price $57.00 | also contains Ken Marschall's Art of Titanic | About this edition: Softcover published by HarperCollins, N.
9780823050130 | Watson-Guptill Pubns, September 1, 1995, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: "Fascinating . . . Poignant." The Wall Street JournalIn this extraordinary work of insight and interviews, bestselling author Gay Talese shares with us the lives of those we don't know and those we might wish we did: Frank Sinatra, Joe DiMaggio, Manhattan mobsters, Bowery bums, and many others -- fascinating men and women who define our country's spirit and lead us to an understanding of ourselves as a nation...read more

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9780345467232 | Ivy Books, March 1, 1995, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: "Fascinating .
9780804110563 | Reprint edition (Ivy Books, March 1, 1993), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: A collection of interviews with the famous--Frank Sinatra and Joe DiMaggio among them--and the obscure-- including the head barber at the United Nations and a chauffeur with his own chauffeur--probes at the heart of America.

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Product Description: "A landmark in the field of writing about journalism." The NationThe classic inside story of The New York Times, the most prestigious, and perhaps the most powerful, of all American newspapers. Bestselling author Talese lays bare the secret internal intrigues behind the tradition of front page exposes in a story as gripping as a work of fiction and as immediate as today's headlines...read more

Hardcover:

9780844662848, titled "Kingdom and the Power" | Peter Smith Pub Inc, November 1, 1911, cover price $15.25

Paperback:

9780804110570 | Ivy Books, March 1, 1993, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: "A landmark in the field of writing about journalism.
9780440345251 | Reissue edition (Dell Pub Co, October 1, 1986), cover price $6.95 | also contains The Tooth Fairy

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Product Description: Book by
By Gay Talese (editor)

Hardcover:

9780899194684, titled "The Best American Essays 1987" | Houghton Mifflin, October 20, 1987, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Book by

Paperback:

9780899195339 | Ticknor & Fields, October 1, 1987, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Compiles the best literary essays of the year originally published in American periodicals

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