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Piecework Writings on Men and Women, Fools and Heroes, Lost Cities, Vanished Calamities and How the Weather Was

ISBN-10: 0316340987

ISBN-13: 9780316340984

Edition: N/A

Authors: Pete Hamill

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Book details

List price: $24.99
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
Publication date: 5/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Irish immigrant parents in 1935, Pete Hamill attended Mexico City College, Pratt Institute, and The School of Visual Arts before starting a career in journalism. In 1960, Hamill accepted an entry-level job at the New York Post, becoming a columnist five years later. Hamill subsequently worked as a columnist for the New York Daily News and the Village Voice. Later working as a contributing editor at Esquire, Hamill has written articles for the New York Times magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, Vanity Fair, and Playboy magazine, among others. He is also an accomplished novelist, having written more than a dozen books, including his national best-selling memoir, A Drinking Life, and the novels Snow in August; Why Sinatra Matters; and Lost Cities, Vanished Friends.