Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York, London: W. W. Norton & Company, 1984.
A first edition/first printing in Very Good+ condition with some soiling and edgewear in alike dust-jacket with soiling, edgewear, and some tape repair. Previous owner's name on ffep.
One of America's most beloved writers, E. B. White was also a brilliantly funny and incisive chronicler of American life. In this brilliantly written biography, Scott Elledge brings to life the extraordinary life and times of this beloved author. From his early days as a journalist in the 1920s to his later years as a celebrated author, White created some of the most beloved works of American literature, including his beloved novels Charlotte's Web and The Elements of Style. Scott Elledge offers a unique and deeply personal account of White's life, from his early days as a protege of columnist Walter Lippmann to his later years as a celebrated author and television commentator. Elledge also provides a revealing look at White's relationship with his wife, author Helen White, and his lifelong friendship with Truman Capote. White was a complex and multifaceted man, and Scott Elledge brings his life to life in this engaging and insightful biography.; 8vo; 400 pages.