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Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire: 101 Luminaries Ponder Love, Death, Happiness, and the Meaning of Life

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An intimate look into the inner lives of our most prominent cultural figures— pulled from the celebrated Proust Questionnaire page in Vanity Fair magazine. The probing set of questions originated as a 19th-century parlor game popularized by contemporaries of Marcel Proust, the French essayist and novelist, who believed that an individuals answers reveal his true nature. Illustrated by Risko, Vanity Fairs Proust Questionnaire Edited by Graydon Carter and Illustrated by Risko, brings together the responses of 101 of the most vibrant personalities of our time, from Bette Midler and Lauren Bacall to Salman Rushdie and Norman Mailer, from Martin Scorsese and Shirley MacLaine to Aretha Franklin and Eric Clapton. Candid, hilarious, and endlessly fascinating,

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Since 1993, "Vanity Fair" magazine has featured the celebrated Proust Questionnaire, in which a different noteworthy person each month answers the same series of probing personal questions. This illustrated collection brings together the responses of 100 personalities.

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Graydon Carter is the editor of Vanity Fair.
 
Robert Risko, a Vanity Fair contributor, is one of the most renowned celebrity caricaturists working today.

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ISBN:
9781605295954
Author:
Carter, Graydon
Publisher:
Rodale Press
Illustrator:
Risko
Author:
Risko
Subject:
General
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
General Reference
Subject:
Celebrities
Subject:
Celebrities -- United States.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Media Studies - Print Media
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
General Biography
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Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 4c illus
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.13 x 7.50 in

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