Another Life: A Memoir of Other People Book by Michael Korda

Another Life: A Memoir of Other People Book by Michael Korda

Another Life: A Memoir of Other People

From world leaders to Mafia dons, from Hollywood stars to the literary world s most eccentric writers, the notable and notorious alike have entrusted their life s work to Simon Schuster s preeminent editor, Michael Korda In this masterful memoir, Korda reveals the unforgettable cast of characters and outrageous anecdotes behind four decades of blockbuster publishing From world leaders to Mafia dons, from Hollywood stars to the literary world s most eccentric writers, the notable and notorious alike have entrusted their life s work to Simon Schuster s preeminent editor, Michael Korda In this masterful memoir, Korda reveals the unforgettable cast of characters and outrageous anecdotes behind four decades of blockbuster publishing, bringing us face to face with dozens of larger than life figures Richard Nixon, who maintained his presidential persona long after his public life was over Joan Crawford, whose autobiography reflected a life she would have liked to have lived but did not Joseph Bonanno, the retired Mafia don who d do anything to keep from being killed by the reviewers And in a revelatory account that reads as compulsively as fiction, Another Life paints a vivid picture of publishing s glitterati, including Jacqueline Susann, who liberated women s fiction and terrorized a publishing house, and Tennessee Williams, who nourished his genius on four course vodka lunches A veritable Who s Who of stage, screen, and letters, Another Life is the deft interweaving of publishing at it most fascinating and storytelling at its finest

Title : Another Life: A Memoir of Other People
Author :  Michael Korda
Language : English
Isbn : 0385335075
Format : Paperback
Pages : 546 pages

Rating: 4.1

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