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Yagoda, Ben.

Summary: In a time when memoir seems ubiquitous and is still highly controversial, Yagoda tackles memoir and autobiography in all forms and iterations. He discusses the fraudulent memoir and provides many examples from the past--and he considers the ramifications and consequences of these books.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809.93592 YAG

Yagoda, Ben

Summary: "Everybody knows and loves the American Songbook. But it's a bit less widely understood that in about 1950, this stream of great songs more or less dried up. All of a sudden, what came over the radio wasn't Gershwin, Porter, and Berlin, but "Come on-a My House" and "How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?" Elvis and rock and roll arrived a few years later, and at that point the game was truly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780 YAG

Henry, O.

Summary: "Texas troubadour, convicted embezzler, and adopted New Yorker William Sidney Porter--better known as O. Henry--was one of the world's great storytellers. A master of cunning plots and a gifted humorist, he is best known today for his beloved tale "The Gift of the Magi." But O. Henry's palette of moods and methods was as expansive as his exuberant imagination. This Library of America volume...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC HEN

Westheimer, Ruth K. (Ruth Karola)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WESTHEIMER, RUTH WES

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