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High Notes: Selected Writings of Gay Talese [Paperback]

Item : High Notes: Selected Writings of Gay Talese [Paperback]
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Author Author : Talese, Gay
ISBN-10 ISBN-10 : 163286746X
ISBN-13 ISBN-13 : 9781632867469
Publisher Publisher : Bloomsbury USA
Pages Pages : 288
Binding Binding : Paperback
Item ID : 100027180

A selection of classic high points in the illustrious career of Gay Talese.

[High Notes]reminds us of the indefatigable reporting skills and inventive use of language that made Talese a paragon of the New Journalism. New York Times Book Review

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 article that germinated intoThy Neighbor's Wife,to indelible portraits of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, and Lady Gaga,High Notesselects the highlights of Taleses signature mode, the art of hanging out. Its a bold testament to enduring literary craftsmanship and unparalleled cultural observation from the most important nonfiction writer of his generation (David Halberstam).

A selection of classic high points in the illustrious career of Gay Talese.

[High Notes]reminds us of the indefatigable reporting skills and inventive use of language that made Talese a paragon of the New Journalism. New York Times Book Review

High Notescontains all the reasons I've been teaching Gay Talese's work to my students for a decade, and all the reasons they love it. There are scenes described in such vivid detail you feel you're standing inside them; peripheral characters whom only Talese would care about and who are far more interesting than the ones in the center; details that no other writer would notice because no one has Talese's eyes and Talese's ears. This is glorious journalism. -Anne Fadiman, author of EX LIBRIS and THE WINE LOVERS DAUGHTER

Gay Talese once again reminds us of the indefatigable reporting skills and inventive use of language that made him a paragon of the New Journalism. -New York Times Book Review

These pieces really amount to superb character studies that unfold less throughl³&

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