The Thurber Letters by Harrison Kinney & Rosemary A. Thurber

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About Harrison Kinney & Rosemary A. Thurber

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Harrison Kinney is the author of James Thurber: His Life and Times, published by Henry Holt in 1995. A reporter for The New Yorker from 1949 to 1954, he is also the author of another book of nonfiction, a novel, and two children's books. His writing has appeared in many publications. He lives in Lexington, Virginia.
 
Published November 1, 2007 by Simon & Schuster. 816 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Kinney has done some formidable original resource work, interviewing most of Thurber's acquaintances, and his judgments on Thurber and his work are exquisitely perceptive.

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The New York Times

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Instead, we hear about too many drunken parties and slog through far too many cutesy-pie mash notes: ''While we have no disposition to interfere in what must be a truly delightful companionship, we nevertheless feel that you should know that Mr. Thurber's heart is already strained to the utmost a...

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The Guardian

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The Thurber Letters: The Wit, Wisdom and Surprising Life of James Thurber edited by Harrison Kinney, with Rosemary A Thurber 798pp, Simon & Schuster, £25 By most reckonings, James Thurber was the great American humorist of the 20th century, widely admired for his fables, drawings, essays and ...

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Publishers Weekly

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This new edition of Thurber's (1894–1961) correspondence to friends, family, lovers, fellow writers and, of course, New Yorker colleagues runs almost three times the length of the Selected Letters.

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As the largest single collection of his correspondence, The Thurber Letters: The Wit, Wisdom, and Surprising Life of James Thurber reveals that his life and his art were, for the most part, separate.

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