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Read online Thy Neighbor's Wife.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Thy Neighbor's Wife Engrossing and provocative Library Journal .

Bestselling author Gay Talese s exploration into the hidden and changing sex lives of Americans from all walks of life shocked the world when it was first published in Now considered a classic this fascinating personal oddysey and revealing public reflection on American sexuality changed the way Americans looked at themselves and one another .

i From the Paperback edition i by Gay Talese

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Thy Neighbor's Wife
Title:Thy Neighbor's Wife
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Number of Pages:480
Category:non-fiction, history, journalism, sexuality, cultural
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Fame and Obscurity, A Writer's Life, Frank Sinatra Has a Cold and Other Essays, Honor Thy Father, The Kingdom and the Power: Behind the Scenes at The New York Times: The Institution That Influences the World, The Bridge: The Building of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, The Voyeur's Motel, Thy Neighbor's Wife, Unto the Sons, The Gay Talese Reader: Portraits and Encounters
div As a young reporter for i The New York Times i in Gay Talese published his first book i New York A Serendipiter s Journey i a series of vignettes and essays that began New York is a city of things unnoticed It is a city with cats sleeping under parked cars two stone armadillos crawling up St Patrick s Cathedral and thousands of ants creeping on top of the Empire State Building br br Attention to detail and observation of the unnoticed is the hallmark of Gay Talese s writing and i The Gay Talese Reader i brings together the best of his essays and classic profiles This collection opens with New York Is a City of Things Unnoticed and includes Silent Season of a Hero about Joe DiMaggio Ali in Havana and Looking for Hemingway as well as several other favorite pieces It also features a previously unpublished article on the infamous case of Lorena and John Wayne Bobbitt and concludes with the autobiographical pieces that are among Talese s finest writings These works give insight into the progression of a writer at the pinnacle of his craft br br Whether he is detailing the unseen and sometimes quirky world of New York City or profiling Blue Eyes in Frank Sinatra Has a Cold Talese captures his subjects be they famous infamous or merely unusual in his own inimitable elegant fashion The essays and profiles collected in i The Gay Talese Reader i are works of art each carefully crafted to create a portrait of an unforgettable individual place or moment div, A selection of witty and provocative essays from the father of New Journalism Gay Talese s i Frank Sinatra Has a Cold and Other Essays i is published in Penguin Modern Classics br br Gay Talese is the father of American New Journalism who transformed traditional reportage with his vivid scene setting sharp observation and rich storytelling His piece for i Esquire i one of the most celebrated magazine articles ever published describes a morose Frank Sinatra silently nursing a glass of bourbon struck down with a cold and unable to sing like Picasso without paint Ferrari without fuel only worse The other writings in this selection include a description of a meeting between two legends Fidel Castro and Muhammad Ali a brilliantly witty dissection of the offices of i Vogue i magazine an account of travelling to Ireland with hellraising actor Peter O Toole and a profile of fading baseball star Joe DiMaggio which turns into a moving immaculately crafted meditation on celebrity br br Gay Talese b is an American author He wrote for i The New York Times i in the early s and helped to define literary journalism or new nonfiction reportage also known as New Journalism His most famous articles are about Joe DiMaggio Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra He lives in New York with his wife Nan Talese br br If you enjoyed i Frank Sinatra has a Cold i you might like George Orwell s i Essays i also published in Penguin Modern Classics br br The best American prose of the second half of the twentieth century br i Atlantic Monthly i br br The best non fiction writer in America br Mario Puzo author of i The Godfather i br br A masterful New Journalism pioneer raises the magazine article to the level of an art form br i Los Angeles i i Times i, On January in the run up to the publication of his landmark bestseller i Thy Neighbor s Wife i Gay Talese received an anonymous letter from a man in Colorado Since learning of your long awaited study of coast to coast sex in America the letter began I feel I have important information that I could contribute to its contents or to contents of a future book The man went on to tell Talese an astonishing secret that he had bought a motel to satisfy his voyeuristic desires He had built an attic observation platform fitted with vents through which he could peer down on his unwitting guests br br Unsure what to make of this confession Talese traveled to Colorado where he met the man Gerald Foos verified his story in person and read some of his extensive journals a secret record of America s changing social and sexual mores But because Foos insisted on remaining anonymous Talese filed his reporting away assuming the story would remain untold Now after thirty five years he s ready to go public and Talese can finally tell his story i The Voyeur s Motel i is an extraordinary work of narrative journalism and one of the most talked about books of the year, Toward the end of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge linking the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island with New Jersey was completed Fifty years later it remains an engineering marvel At feet more than two and a half miles it is still the longest suspension bridge in the United States and the sixth longest in the world br br Gay Talese then early in his career at the i New York Times i closely followed the construction and soon after the opening of this marvel of human ingenuity and engineering he chronicled the human drama of its completion from the construction workers high on the beams to the backroom dealing that displaced whole neighborhoods to make way for the bridge Now in a new beautifully packaged edition featuring dozens of breathtaking photos and architectural drawings i The Bridge i remains both a riveting narrative of politics and courage and a demonstration of Talese s consummate skills as a reporter and storyteller His memorable narrative will help celebrate the bridge s fiftieth anniversary and captivate a new generation of readers