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At Random: The Reminiscences of Bennett Cerf


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März 2002

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

"I've got the name for our publishing operation. We just said we were going to publish a few books on the side at random. Let's call it Random House." So recounts Bennett Cerf in his wonderfully amusing account of the making of a great publishing house.Cerf -- an incomparable raconteur, possessed of an irrepressible wit and an abiding love of books and authors -- brilliantly evokes the heady days of Random House's infancy, tracing its beginnings as an offshoot of the Modern Library to its growth as a publisher of Pulitzer Prize -- winning and bestselling authors. Whether he's describing the fortuitous events that brought a particular author to Random House or the personalities that have shaped the house over the years, Cerf tells his story in a wholly engaging and accessible manner. At Random is a feast for bibliophiles and anyone who has ever wondered what goes on inside a publishing house.
EAN: 9780375759765
ISBN: 037575976X
Untertitel: Trade Pbk. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: RANDOM HOUSE INC
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2002
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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