The second revision in sixty years, this sublime collection ranges over the verse, stories, essays, and journalism of one of the twentieth century's most quotable authors.
The great Parker gets the red-carpet treatment as her "Portable" is bumped up to a "Deluxe Edition" (go, Dottie!). The text includes her short fiction, poems, book and theater reviews, letters, and more. A wonderful extra is the quickie biography in simple drawings adorning the front and rear inside cover flaps. Though probably better known today for her one-liners, Parker should be taken seriously as one of the great writers, female or otherwise. This beautifully executed edition does her justice. Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.