A Life Of Privilege, Mostly

A Life Of Privilege, Mostly

  • Publish Date: 2003-01-17
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Gardner Botsford
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Gardner Botsford tells the fascinating and humorous story of his W.W. II experiences, from his assignment to the infantry due to a paperwork error to a fearful trans-Atlantic crossing on the Queen Mary, to landing under heavy fire on Omaha Beach and the Liberation of Paris. After the war, he began a distinguished literary career as a long-time editor at the New Yorker, and chronicles the magazines rise and influence on postwar American culture with wit and grace.

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