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F.P.A.: The Life and Times of Franklin Pierce Adams Hardcover – September 1, 1986


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 266 pages
  • Publisher: Olympic Marketing Corp; 1st edition (September 1986)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0825302560
  • ISBN-13: 978-0825302565
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.1 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,613,281 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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19 of 19 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on January 7, 1999
Format: Hardcover
This is an extremely well-written book on a sadly neglected figure in American culture. The most popular newspaper columnist of his time, Adams made "Tinker to Evers to Chance" a national catchphrase and was mentor to George S. Kaufman, James Thurber and other distinguished humorists. I thought the research was particularly thorough--especially regarding the ancestry of Adams' second wife. And someone must have done a lot of work in musty libraries looking up all F.P.A.'s articles for now-forgotten magazines! I hope he got paid well. I would also single out the index for special praise.
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