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ISBN-10: 0871135035

ISBN-13: 9780871135032

Edition: N/A

Authors: George Plimpton

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List price: $15.00
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/19/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

George Ames Plimpton was born March 18, 1927. He was educated first at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, and then spent four years at Harvard majoring in English and editing the Harvard Lampoon, followed by two at King's College, Cambridge. Before he left for Cambridge, he served as a tank driver in Italy for the U.S. Army from 1945 through 1948. After graduation, at 26, 27 years of age, Plimpton went with his friends to Paris. There they founded the Paris Review in 1953 and published poetry and short story writers and did interviews. In the '50s, Plimpton and staff came to New York, where they kept the Review going for half a century. The Review has published over 150 issues.…