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Author Benedict, Helen.
Title Portraits in print : a collection of profiles and the stories behind them / Helen Benedict ; afterword by Jessica Mitford.
Published New York : Columbia University Press, c1991.
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 Floor2  CT220 .B45 1991    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 178 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-169) and index.
Contents The passionate mind, Susan Sontag -- Flight from predictability, Joseph Brodsky -- Undaunted and undefeated, Beverly Sills -- Filling silences with strong voices, Paule Marshall -- Morals and surprises, Bernard Malamud -- Intrepid twosome, Jessica Mitford and Robert Treuhaft -- A talk with Leonard Michaels -- A day in the life of an unknown poet, Bertrand Bard -- Never insult a Yiddish typewriter, Isaac Bashevis Singer.
Subject Celebrities -- United States -- Biography.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Biography as a literary form.
ISBN 0231072260
OCLC number 22004021