Joseph Mitchell

Pilgrim in Manhattan
  • 303 Pages
  • 3.89 MB
  • English
Xlibris Corp
General, Biography & Autobiography, 1908-1996, Criticism and interpretation, Mitchell, Joseph,, Biography/Autobiog
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10612630M
ISBN 100738867411
ISBN 139780738867410

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He eventually found a job as an apprentice crime reporter for The also worked as a reporter and features writer at The Herald Tribune and The World-Telegram before landing at The New Yorker inwhere he remained until his death in Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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