The Long-Winded Lady: Notes from the New Yorker

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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 ...

The Long-Winded Lady: Notes from the New Yorker 2016, Counterpoint LLC

ISBN-13: 9781619027114

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The Long-Winded Lady: Notes from the New Yorker 2009, Counterpoint LLC

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