About Burt Britton ... and other matters

by Morris Lurie

Publisher: Horizon Press in New York

Written in English
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Stories in this book originally appeared in Nation Review and others.

Statementby Morris Lurie.
The Physical Object
Pagination142 p. ;
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19014714M
ISBN 100818011742, 0818011750
LC Control Number77093936

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As evidence, I present the following, beautifully reported by the Australian writer Morris Lurie in his book, About Burt Britton, John Cheever, Gordon Lish, William Saroyan, Isaac B. Singer, Kurt Vonnegut, and other matters: “I read my first book,” he tells me, “when I was twenty-three years old.

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A very unusual copy of the stated 1st edition, having belonged to the legendary bookseller Burt BrItton (), co-founder of New York's much-loved "Books & Company" on Madison Avenue.

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bookstore on Madison Avenue in Watson concentrated on offering a carefully selected group of books and author events to her clientele.