Parker's verse is about as different from Mayer's as you can get. Though famous for her stories, reviews, and bon mots, Parker was quite serious about her poetry, all of which is conveniently collected here. True to her life, most of these are very bitter, unhappy rhymes.
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Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) was a celebrated poet, short story writer, critic, and an Oscar-nominated screenwriter. Much of her work was published in magazines including Vanity Fair and The New Yorker. Marion Meade is the author of Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This? and editor of The Portable Dorothy Parker. She lives in New York.
Who could NOT love Dorothy Parker??? In very nice condition - gave it to a friend who needed a little wit in her life!!Published 5 months ago by Marina
Perfect copy Great book. False Friends...my very favorite D Parker poem.Published 9 months ago by Ander
This is second to my bible. Dorothy is witty, sweet and sassy! So many of the poems are timeless.Published 12 months ago by G. Sha
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