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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 Silent Season of a Hero: The Sports Writing of Gay Talese
by Gay Talese
One of America's most acclaimed writers and journalists, Gay Talese has been fascinated by sports throughout his life. At age fifteen he became a sports reporter for his Ocean City High School newspaper; four years later, as sports editor of the University of Alabama's Crimson-White , he began to employ devices more common in...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sports & Outdoors
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
The Gay Talese Reader: Portraits and Encounters
by Gay Talese
As a young reporter for The New York Times , in 1961 Gay Talese published his first book, New York-A Serendipiter's Journey , a series of vignettes and essays that began, "New York is a city of things unnoticed. It is a city with cats sleeping under parked cars, two stone armadillos crawling up St. Patrick's Cathedral, and thousands...
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Categories: 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
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