A Diary of the Century: Tales from America's Greatest Diarist

# A Diary of the Century: Tales from Americas Greatest Diarist ↠ PDF Download by ! Edward Robb Ellis eBook or Kindle ePUB Online free. A Diary of the Century: Tales from Americas Greatest Diarist Worthwhile but Edward Robb Ellis A Diary of the Century, a 578 page book collecting selections from diaries spanning 68 years, opens with a typically stylish introduction by Pete Hamill and closes with an index, the latter being the first place I looked after acquiring this mammoth volume. Searching for familiar names, I found Elvis Presley to whom Ellis refers on page 539 in an entry date. Fantasic. I couldnt put it down!!! As Edward Robb Ellis was writing his diary I was being born. Ive o

A Diary of the Century: Tales from America's Greatest Diarist

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Rating : 4.93 (608 Votes)
Asin : 1402754485
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 624 Pages
Publish Date : 2014-10-14
Language : English

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Worthwhile but Edward Robb Ellis' "A Diary of the Century," a 578 page book collecting selections from diaries spanning 68 years, opens with a typically stylish introduction by Pete Hamill and closes with an index, the latter being the first place I looked after acquiring this mammoth volume. Searching for familiar names, I found Elvis Presley to whom Ellis refers on page 539 in an entry date. Fantasic. I couldn't put it down!!! As Edward Robb Ellis was writing his diary I was being born. I've often wondered what my pre-though, pre-war life was like now I know. Through the eyes of one man who's life mirrored, yet preceded, my own 30 years later. I wonder, in 1998, is ERE still alive. I hope so!!. "THE QUINTESSENTIAL AMERICAN DIARIST OF THE 20th CENTURY" according to KOMET. This book --- which is an abridged version of Edward Robb Ellis' diary (begun as a bet among friends when he was 16 in 1927) --- is FANTASTIC.Ellis began work as a journalist in the 19THE QUINTESSENTIAL AMERICAN DIARIST OF THE 20th CENTURY This book --- which is an abridged version of Edward Robb Ellis' diary (begun as a bet among friends when he was 16 in 1927) --- is FANTASTIC.Ellis began work as a journalist in the 1930s in New Orleans, "covering Huey Long, Louis Armstrong, as well as the city's hungry workers, and the colorful French Quarter."Later in the decade, Ellis moved on to Oklahoma City, where he cove. 0s in New Orleans, "covering Huey Long, Louis Armstrong, as well as the city's hungry workers, and the colorful French Quarter."Later in the decade, Ellis moved on to Oklahoma City, where he cove

. Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc. From Publishers Weekly Journalist Ellis, whose diary is cited in the Guinness Book of World Records as America's longest, offers a personal look at many of the definitive moments of the century

In 1927, a teenager challenged himself and two friends to an unusual test:  he dared each of them to start keeping a diary, and they’d see who could keep his the longest. In 1995long after he’d won the contest (68 years and more than 22 million words later, to be exactEdward Robb Ellis published this richly entertaining book, drawn from his Guinness World Record-recognized diary.Press credentials granted the eagle-eyed Ellis a front-row seat to many major events of the 20th century, and he captures them here in a

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