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I think George Plimpton would have enjoyed this story of his life. The oral history format works very well here, with many different voices presenting their memories of this... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Mark Pollack
You've got to love George. If you do, you might be inclined to enjoy this very much.Published 11 months ago by wiremesa
Mediocre book describing a blue-blood (who added plenty of alcohol to his veins), and who glorified in the mysogenistic '50s and '60s, contributing little besides his name and his... Read morePublished 16 months ago by William Boot
Plimpton has always been something of an enigma. For those who have always wanted to more about this man, this book will be a revelation and a delight. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Mary A.
George being George is one of those rare books that you want never to end. It is filled with witty anecdotes, about a man with a wide circle of friends of all kinds. Read morePublished on January 17, 2010 by A. Storms
Who cares? He had it handed to him on a platter. Where's the story when there is no struggle; where's the character? Everyone loved George. Great. Yawn. Read morePublished on April 22, 2009 by M. Smith
Plimpton was born with a silver spoon in his mouth and proceeded to spit it out and make a fun, fascinating life out of friends, ideas and fireworksPublished on April 3, 2009 by Kindle Customer
For those who didn't catch his wave, George Plimpton was, for forty years, the celebratory firework of the New York arts scene. Read morePublished on February 4, 2009 by Lucky Charlie