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The Fran Lebowitz Reader

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The Fran Lebowitz Reader brings together in one volume, with a new preface, two bestsellers, Metropolitan Life and Social Studies, by an "important humorist in the classic tradition" (The New York Times Book Review) who is "the natural successor to Dorothy Parker" (British Vogue). In "elegant, finely honed prose" (The Washington Post Book World), Lebowitz limns the vicissitudes of contemporary urban life—its fads, trends, crazes, morals, and fashions. By turns ironic, facetious, deadpan, sarcastic, wry, wisecracking, and waggish, she is always wickedly entertaining.

About the Author

Fran Lebowitz still lives in New York City, as she does not believe that she would be allowed to live anywhere else.

Table of Contents

Metropolitan life — Social studies.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679761808
Author:
Lebowitz, Fran
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Form - Essays
Subject:
Anecdotes
Subject:
New York
Subject:
New York (N.Y.) Social life and customs Anecdotes.
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
New York (N.Y.) Social life and customs.
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Americana-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
TN-219
Publication Date:
19941131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8 x 5.19 x 0.7 in 0.75 lb

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