The Dorothy Parker Audio Collection

by Dorothy Parker

On Sale: 03/15/2005

The Dorothy Parker Audio Collection

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The Dorothy Parker Audio Collection

by Dorothy Parker

On Sale: 03/15/2005

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A variety of work from one of the most quotable of all twentieth-century authors—the inimitable Dorothy Parker

Author, poet, screenwriter and outstanding member of the legendary Algonquin Round Table, Dorothy Parker was known for her quick wit, keen observations, and remarkable insight into the human condition. Regarded as brilliant, but known to be an alcoholic and often depressed, Parker’s work pushes all buttons at once: humor, anger, love, pity and everything in bewteen…she pulled no punches, writing with pure, unadulterated passion; her work is timeless and as pertinent to today’s society as it was to that of the time she wrote.

Among the gems included in this collection are her first published short story, Such a Pretty Little Picture and her O. Henry Award winner Big Blonde, several other short stories, and, unlike other audio collections, some of her work, including her 1918 New Yorker piece on Tolstoy’s play Redemption and a 1927 Vanity Fair review of Emily Post’s Ettiquette.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780060846282
  • ISBN 10: 0060846283
  • Imprint: HarperAudio
  • On Sale: 03/15/2005
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Classics
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Short Stories (single author)

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