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Read online The Voyeur's Motel.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Voyeur's Motel 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 .

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 yea by Gay Talese

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The Voyeur's Motel
Title:The Voyeur's Motel
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ISBN:0802125816
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Number of Pages:240
Category:non-fiction, journalism, biography, true-crime, the-united-states-of-america, psychology
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The Bridge: The Building of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Thy Neighbor's Wife, The Gay Talese Reader: Portraits and Encounters, Honor Thy Father, The Voyeur's Motel, The Kingdom and the Power: Behind the Scenes at The New York Times: The Institution That Influences the World, A Writer's Life, Frank Sinatra Has a Cold and Other Essays, Unto the Sons, Fame and Obscurity
Fascinating Poignant The Wall Street Journal br br In this extraordinary work of insight and interviews bestselling author Gay Talese shares with us the lives of those we don t know and those we might wish we did Frank Sinatra Joe DiMaggio Manhattan mobsters Bowery bums and many others fascinating men and women who define our country s spirit and lead us to an understanding of ourselves as a nation br br br i From the Paperback edition i, An Italian ROOTS The Washington Post Book World br At long last Gay Talese one of America s greatest living authors employs his prodigious storytelling gifts to tell the saga of his own family s emigration to America from Italy in the years preceding World War II Ultimately it is the story of all immigrant families and the hope and sacrifice that took them from the familiarity of the old world into the mysteries and challenges of the new, El primer libro de no ficci n que desvel los secretos de la Mafia y puso en jaque la vida de su autor quien viaj a Sicilia y se infiltr en la intimidad de los Bonanno durante seis a os br br Una lluviosa noche de octubre de dos g ngsters secuestraron al famoso jefe mafioso Joseph Bonanno y a la ma ana siguiente la polic a neoyorquina inform de que estaba muerto Un a o despu s Bonanno reapareci de forma misteriosa y su vuelta desat una sangrienta disputa entre familias mafiosas br br Esta obra monumental que se lee como una trepidante novela llena de detalles ntimos y fruto de una brillante labor period stica se convirti en un bestseller desde su publicaci n en y fue llevada a la pantalla televisiva en miniseries de la CBS luego inspirar a Los Soprano Ning n otro libro ha contribuido tanto a desvelar los secretos la estructura las guerras las luchas de poder las vidas familiares y las personalidades fascinantes y aterradoras de la mafia, 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