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Mencken

The American Iconoclast

by Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

Mencken by Marion Elizabeth Rodgers
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  • Published in USA  Oct 2005
    672 pages
    Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

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A towering figure on the American cultural landscape, H.L. Mencken stands out as one of our most influential stylists and fearless iconoclasts--the twentieth century's greatest newspaper journalist, a famous wit, and a constant figure of controversy. Marion Elizabeth Rodgers has written the definitive biography of Mencken, the most illuminating book ever published about this giant of American letters.

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'.... meticulous portrait of one of the most original and complicated men in American letters.' - PW Starred Review.

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