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Gay Talese

Gay Talese was born on February 7, 1932 in Ocean City, New Jersey, USA. He is a writer, known for Page One: Inside the New York Times (2011), Stranieri in America (1988) and Shortcut to Happiness (2003). He has been married to Nan Talese since June 10, 1959. They have two children. See full bio »
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 1973 Honor Thy Father (TV Movie) (book "Honor Thy Father")
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Book: "Fame and Obscurity"

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[on the passing of Elaine Kaufman] That was her specialty, writers. No sane restaurant in New York is friendly to writers because they don't have money--and if they do have money, they don't spend it in restaurants. See more »


Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, vol. 137, pages 367-372. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.

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