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Honor Thy Father
by Gay Talese
A classic masterwork newly updated The electrifying true story of the rise and fall of New York's notorious Bonanno crime family On New York's Park Avenue on a rainy Tuesday night in October 1964, the famous Mafia chieftain Joseph Bonanno was kidnapped by two mobsters and reported by the police as dead on the following morning. More...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; True Crime
Thy Neighbor's Wife
by Gay Talese
The provocative classic work newly updated An intimate personal odyssey across America's changing sexual landscape When first published, Gay Talese's 1981 groundbreaking work, Thy Neighbor's Wife , shocked a nation with its powerful, eye-opening revelations about the sexual activities and proclivities of the American public in the...
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Categories: All Advice and How-To; All Nonfiction; All Sex & Erotica; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs
The Kingdom and the Power: Behind the Scenes at The New York Times: The Institution That Influences the World
by Gay Talese
The classic inside story of The New York Times , the most prestigious, and perhaps the most powerful, of all American newspapers. Bestselling author Talese lays bare the secret internal intrigues behind the tradition of front page exposes in a story as gripping as a work of fiction and as immediate as today's headlines.
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Social Sciences; Writing and Publishing
A Writer's Life
by Gay Talese
The inner workings of a writer’s life, the interplay between experience and writing, are brilliantly recounted by a master of the art. Gay Talese now focuses on his own life—the zeal for the truth, the narrative edge, the sometimes startling precision, that won accolades for his journalism and best-sellerdom and acclaim for his...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; History; Memoirs
The Voyeur's Motel
by Gay Talese
On January 7, 1980, in the run-up to the publication of his landmark bestseller Thy Neighbor’s Wife , Gay Talese received an anonymous letter from a man in Colorado. “Since learning of your long awaited study of coast-to-coast sex in America,” the letter began, “I feel I have important information that I could contribute to its...
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Categories: All Advice and How-To; All Nonfiction; All Sex & Erotica; Memoirs; Social Sciences
The Bridge: The Building of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
by Gay Talese
Toward the end of 1964, the Verrazano Narrows Bridge-linking the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island with New Jersey-was completed. Fifty years later, it remains an engineering marvel. At 13,700 feet (more than two and a half miles), it is still the longest suspension bridge in the United States and the sixth longest in...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
High Notes: Selected Writings of Gay Talese
by Gay Talese
A superb new collection from the illustrious career of Gay Talese, "the most important nonfiction writer of his generation" (David Halberstam). Admired by generations of reporters, Gay Talese has for more than six decades enriched American journalism with an unmatched ability to inhabit the worlds of his subjects. From the...
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Categories: Writing and Publishing
Honrarás a tu padre (Spanish Edition)
by Gay Talese
El primer libro de no ficción que desveló los secretos de la Mafia y puso en jaque la vida de su autor, quien viajó a Sicilia y se infiltró en la intimidad de los Bonanno durante seis años. Una lluviosa noche de octubre de 1964, dos gánsteres secuestraron al famoso jefe mafioso Joseph Bonanno. A la mañana siguiente la...
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Categories: Crime & Criminals
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