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At Random the Reminiscences of Bennett Cerf

by Bennett Cerf

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New York: Random House, 1977. pp.306 Hardcover. VERY GOOD copy, minor shelf wear, age discoloration, straight spine, clear unmarked interior. VERY GOOD dust jacket, price clipped, small tears and chips along edges, protected by a clear mylar cover.
American's most famous publisher, Bennett Cerf, looks back on his private and public life.

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Bennett Cerf was born in 1898 in Manhattan and graduated from Columbia University with a degree in journalism. In 1925 he acquired the Modern Library with Donald Klopfer, providing the foundation for their next publishing venture, Random House. A major figure of American publishing for more than four decades, Bennett Cerf died in 1971. Christopher Cerf is an author, editor, and Emmy- and Grammy-winning songwriter and television producer. A longtime contributor to Sesame Street , and cofounder and creative producer of the PBS literacy-education series Between the Lines , Christopher Cerf is a former contributing editor of National Lampoon and a former senior editor at Random House.

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Bookseller
J.H. Gordon Books CA (CA)
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Title
At Random the Reminiscences of Bennett Cerf
Author
Bennett Cerf
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1977
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
publishing industries, booktrade, memoir, biography,
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