Hailed as the most important and entertaining biography in recent memory, Gabler’s account of the life of fast-talking gossip columnist and radio broadcaster Walter Winchell "fuses meticulous research with a deft grasp of the cultural nuances of an era when virtually everyone who mattered paid homage to Winchell" (Time). of photos.
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About Neal Gabler
Neal Gabler is the author of An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for history. His biography Winchell: Gossip, Power and the Culture of Celebrity was named best nonfiction… More about Neal Gabler
Published by Vintage Sep 26, 1995| 704 Pages| 5-1/2 x 8-1/2| ISBN 9780679764397