Man of the World: Recollections of an Irreverent Reporter [*SIGNED*]

By: Clarke, Donald Henderson

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj


[good sound copy, lightly shelfworn, a touch of soiling to top edge of text block; jacket edgeworn, somewhat faded at spine, small chip at top of spine, a handful of other tiny nicks, possible bit of insect-nibbling to top edge of front panel]. INSCRIBED to friends and SIGNED by the author on the ffep. Memoir of the author's youthful life as a "gentleman, bon vivant, raconteur, reporter, man-about-town, [etc.]." As a reporter on the New York World and other newspapers, he encountered "a procession of the legendary personalities of the twenties and pre-twenties: actors and actresses, politicians, singers, gamblers, gangsters, chorus girls, cops, newspapermen, etc." (He also discusses his many months in an asylum, under treatment for alcoholism.) Signed by Author

Title: Man of the World: Recollections of an Irreverent Reporter [*SIGNED*]

Author: Clarke, Donald Henderson

Categories: *NEW ARRIVALS,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The Vanguard Press: (c.1951)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24627

Keywords: Biography/Autobiography Newspaper Reporters Twenties Alcoholism Signed Novelists Gangsters Literary Biography