The Wonderful World of Toots Shor

By: Bainbridge, John

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj


[light shelfwear, a touch of soiling to top of text block, slight discoloration to cloth along front hinge; jacket a bit edgeworn, small tears at spine corners, lightly soiled and surface-rubbed; the rear panel has a couple of short closed tears and a tiny chip at the top edge]. Portrait of the colorful New York restaurateur whose "famous eating and drinking establishment on 51st Street, Manhattan, [was] not only the country's unofficial sports headquarters but also the merry capital of a world whose denizens are feverishly devoted to a quality known in its less intense phases as 'Friendship' and in its acutest form as 'Palship.'" The author, a staff writer at The New Yorker, "approached Toots and his Pals with the curiosity of an anthropologist and the enthusiasm of a reporter who knows good material when he happens upon it.

Title: The Wonderful World of Toots Shor

Author: Bainbridge, John

Categories: Biography/Autobiography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1951

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj

Seller ID: 24625

Keywords: New York City Nightclubs Biography